Step into the pages of history as Camp Hearne partners with dedicated WWII reenactors to honor and remember the valor, honor, and sacrifice of America's men and women in military service during World War II. Join us for the "Remembering D-Day" Living History Event, where the past comes alive.
Experience an immersive museum visit like never before, as reenactors clad in authentic uniforms and gear from both the Allied and Axis forces bring the day-to-day lives of military personnel to life. Gain valuable insights and broader lessons from WWII through engaging conversations with knowledgeable living historians.
From the battlefields of North Africa and Europe to the harsh realities of Russia and the Pacific, witness reenactors representing every theater of war. Marvel at displays of military vehicles, equipment, and weapons from the era, providing a tangible connection to the past. Demonstrations and living history portrayals will further enhance your understanding of key WWII personalities and services.
Camp Lili, a recreation of a United States Army Signal Corps Company encampment in southern France, offers a unique glimpse into the experiences of those who fought in Operation Dragoon. With a focus on the 441st Anti-aircraft artillery battalion and its attachment to the 36th Infantry Division, visitors can immerse themselves in the story of this pivotal campaign.
This year's remembrance also pays tribute to the Italian forces, with reenactors representing the Italian paratroopers of Folgore and the nurses of the Italian Red Cross.
Join us at the "Remembering D-Day" Living History Event and be part of a profound tribute to the heroes of World War II.