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Fort Knox Reenactment-July 4th, 2002

The Patton Museum at Fort Knox is well known to enthusiasts who love armor.  Each year the museum holds at least one large reenactment that features lots of running tanks and military vehicles for the public to enjoy.  At the July 4th reenactment in 2002 visitors were treated to exciting action, such as a strafing P-51 Mustang and an armor shootout that included Sherman tanks and German Jagdpanzers! This video includes the actual battle along with lots of footage taken during the pre-battle preparations and post-battle movement of the armored vehicles back to the storage depot.

M4 Sherman (105-mm Howitzer)

M4A1 Sherman (75-mm gun--actually a Canadian-built Grizzly tank)

Stuart M5A1 light tank

U.S. Halftracks

German Demag D7 halftrack

German Jagdpanzer IV tank destroyer

German Jagdpanzer 38T Hetzer tank destroyer

Jeeps

Dodge Weapons Carriers towing 57mm anti-tank guns

BMW sidecar combinations

Kubelwagens and Schwimmwagens

Dodge Ambulance

P-51 Mustang

Numerous U.S. and German reenactors

The video is approximately one hour in length.

 

 

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