For immediate release
On Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, August 31stand Sunday, September 1stbetween 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., The Museum of American Armor at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, will present “Tanker Foes” that will see World War II Allied and replica enemy armor operate in the field.
Recently added to the museum’s inventory are operational German replica armor meant to underscore the courage and sacrifice of American forces required to confront and defeat a well-armed and implacable foe some 75 years ago.
The legendary Sherman tank and M18 Hellcat will face off against a German armor with an expected surprise visit of a replica Tiger tank, one of the most feared weapons on the World War II battlefield. Other armor in operation will include a Cold War U.S. M48 Patton tank, an amphibious U.S. Marine LVT Amtrac used to attack Japanese occupied islands, a British Bren Carrier and a broad range of other historic military vehicles.
The program is made possible, in part, through the support of PSEG Long Island, Squad Security, Polimeni International, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, BDG, Ltd., Bristal Assisted Living, and the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums.
The Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, is inside the grounds of Old Bethpage Village Restoration and is open year around, Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission donations are $13 for adults, $8 for seniors and veterans and children between the ages of 5 and 12.
The museum web site is www.museumofamericanarmor.org
The Museum of American Armor
1303 Round Swamp Round, Old Bethpage, New York 11804
Contact: 212 843-8072 / Howard Cannon email@example.com