World War II battle re-enacted in Conneaut | Local News … – The Star Beacon

CONNEAUT The re-enactors brought World War II to life for thousands of people who made their way to Conneaut Township Park to relive a piece of history.

D-Day Conneaut drew the attention of people from all over the country as World War II landing craft and airplanes roamed the parks beaches as thousands watched from the bluffs on Saturday afternoon.

Buses shuttled people from parking lots around the city to the park where numerous battles were re-enacted and historical information was provided.

A massive Saturday afternoon invasion re-enactment was the centerpiece of the three-day event.

Four World War II veterans also received the French Legion of Honor for their sacrifices to free France from the Nazis.

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August 20, 2017   Posted in: World War II |

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