TANKS IN TOWN PEISSANT  

Following logistical and administrative problems we have decided to relocate our activity on MONS to PEISSANT (15km south of MONS)

TANKSINTOWN August 27/28 th 2022

78th anniversary of the liberation of the pocket of Mons

 

On August 27 & 28, 2022, as part of the anniversary of the liberation of the City of Mons by the 3rd Armored Division and the 1st U.S. Infantry Division, the city of PEISSANT and Mons Duty of Memory are organizing their annual Commemoration of World War II armored vehicles.

On Saturday August 27 you will have the opportunity to ride on our PEISSANT circuit.

Sunday August 28: circuit of +- 30 kilometers with arrival at PEISSANT around 4:30 p.m.

 

Program of the event:

 

Friday August 26th :

Reception and installation of participants.

Saturday August 27th :

Exhibition, baptisms of tanks  on the “Belle Maison” site in PEISSANT.

International militaria flea market inside the camp.

Musical entertainment.

Bars, food trucks.

Sunday August 28th :

08H30: departure of the tanks For a circuit of +/- 30km

4H30 p.m.: Expected arrival at the Place de PEISSANT and reception by the authorities.

 

For the smooth running of this official event and at the request of the authorities and associations of veterans, the khaki outfit (or better the period outfit) will be required.

                   

Wearing a German uniform is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

 

Axis vehicles are accepted under conditions: markings of US or resistance fighters with period civilian crew and/or allied uniforms.

PLEASE NOTE: places are limited.        Fill your registration here