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‘War’ comes to Spanish Trail Park Sept. 1-3

| Brian Hughes
In scenes reminiscent of battles fought in the Netherlands and Low Countries almost 80 years ago, German and Allied troops will invade Crestview over Labor Day weekend and fight periodic skirmishes at Spanish Trail Park. But there’s no need to dash for the nearest air raid shelter: The Sept. 1-3 event is an educational World War II reenactment program sponsored by the city’s Cultural Services Division, its Living History Corps, and the Historic Preservation Board.
Cade Fisher and Grant Brooks portray 82nd Airborne paratroopers during a recent WWII reenactment. Visitors to the Crestview event Sept. 1-3 will see such attention to historic accuracy.


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