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American Wartime Museum

Post by Dread » Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:26 am

Going to check out their open house Aug 20. Should be interesting!

http://youtu.be/TO3fHz2v__M

http://www.nmaw.org/
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by DirkRiprock » Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:49 am

Wow... Havent heard about this.... Sounds pretty cool... post pix....

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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Dread » Sun Aug 14, 2011 11:27 am

Allan Coors, one of the main players in this new musuem (which is expected to open in 2014) apparently has the world's largest privately owned military vehicle collection.

Check this out:

http://www.vmmv.org/collection/collection.htm
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Worm » Sun Aug 14, 2011 1:05 pm

nice collection! would make a GREAT have fun day playground :)
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Dread » Sun Aug 21, 2011 5:02 pm

OK, to show that my legs are almost as pasty white as Major Defeat's...

I will post more soon
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Dread » Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:54 pm

here are the rest of the pictures, and a few videos

http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn23 ... 0Vehicles/
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Worm » Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:33 am

welllll someone had a good time it seems !! lol Man nice pictures the quality made me want to check them all out and I did. Nice presentation who ever set that up everything looked so.... clean but not fake clean more like you were there back in the day. Thx for adding the pics of the troops they put alot of effort into it, looked good.

uhem, TAW HAT IN DA HOUZZE!!
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by MajorDefeat » Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:15 pm

Dread wrote:OK, to show that my legs are almost as pasty white as Major Defeat's.
What's this 'almost?'
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Worm » Mon Aug 22, 2011 9:08 pm

rotfl
good one Maj :beerchug:
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by BigRC » Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:22 am

:) Nice pics and VERY nice hat! Thanks Dread.
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Dread » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:33 am

Open House again this weekend. I've spent the past several days helping them get the tanks and other vehicles in position. Here are several pics and videos:


MAKE SURE YOUR RIGHT CLICK AND OPEN IN NEW WINDOW

Grant tank
http://www.tawclan.net/tawcontent/vmmv/Grant.jpg

M4A1 Sherman
http://www.tawclan.net/tawcontent/vmmv/M4A1Sherman.jpg

M4A3 Sherman
http://www.tawclan.net/tawcontent/vmmv/M4A3Sherman.jpg

Event website:
http://www.nmaw.org/events/

Here are some vidope files of moving tanks. Zipped, you will need to download:
http://tawclan.net/tawcontent/vmmv/tanks.zip
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by HoneyR » Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:10 am

Pretty cool!!! Thanks for sharing!!
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Dread » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:04 am

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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Shadow_Fox » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:02 pm

Dread wrote:UK article about the event...
:duke: Very cool article. :duke:
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Re: American Wartime Museum

Post by Dread » Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:46 am

It is that time again! If you are in the Washington DC area Oct 4-5 stop by!

http://www.nmaw.org/events/
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Open House
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Aden+Fie ... A&t=m&z=16
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