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Mid-South Military History and Civil War Show
P.O. Box 171251, Memphis, TN. 38187

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February 2, 2016
PRESS RELEASE          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

WORLD WAR 2 VEHICLES AT MILITARY HISTORY SHOW

Several cannons, trucks, and jeeps of World War 2 will be on display at the expanded Forty-ninth Mid-South Military History and Civil War Show. Provided by the Mid-South Chapter of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association and the West Tennessee Military Vehicle Collectors Club, these 74-yr-old combat vehicles of the “Greatest Generation” represent some of the weapons and equipment of WW2 units such as the 701st Tank Destroyer Unit, a very active group during WW2 and on into the Korean Conflict.
This display, and all others in the show, will be open to all visitors as part of the show admission.
The annual Mid-South Military History and Civil War Show will be held on March 5 – 6, 2016 at the Shelby Farms Agricenter Showplace Arena, 105 So. Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN, 38018.
Show hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Admission is $10 for adults and Free for children under 12.
Free for Military, active/reserve in uniform or military ID, police/fire, and Scouts in uniform.

Approximately 200 exhibit/sale tables are expected for the 2016 show and visitors are expected from over 15 states to this event, which is one of the oldest and most respected shows in the country. Attendees are educated with the many large exhibits where proud collectors willingly describe each item and gladly answer any and all questions. The Mid-South Show offers a wide variety of quality Civil War and military collectibles including, but not limited to, uniforms, rifles, pistols, swords, books, documents, stamps, collector prints, antique bottles, and other antique military items. Civil War items will be exhibited as well as items for sale. The Show has expanded to include World War 2 military memorabilia such as weapons and vehicles, as well as memorabilia from other wars. In addition, 8 educational speakers will present historical topics on a variety of subjects with 4 talks held on Saturday and 4 programs on Sunday.

Also included will be a Civil War cannon on display with cannon fire every hour and a display of World War 2 vehicles and artillery. All of this is included with admission.
The Mid-South Military History a & Civil War Show is sponsored annually by a historical tax-exempt/non-profit organization with proceeds to be used to help fund History Scholarships at local colleges.

Additional information: contact the Show Information Chairman Lea Ann Robertson 662-279-0538, or Chairman, Tarry Beasley (901)682 -8000.