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News and Events–Over There: 33rd Militaria Show, Les Islettes, Sunday 21 August, 2016

  The 33rd annual militaria show will be held at Les Islettes on Sunday, 21 August, 2016.  Location is the Salle de la SIBA and the entrance price is 2 Euros.  The show is open from 0800 to 1700 hours.   This is a major militaria show in Europe; and it attracts exhibitors and attendees from many countries.  It is well worth a visit, if readers happen to be touring the Meuse-Argonne in late August.  Be warned that parking can be a bit tight.   The webmaster Continue reading →

News & Events: The Annual Bourse Militaria at Les Islettes

The author heard about this militaria show a few years ago, but he was first able to attend it this year.  It really is a remarkable show, with militaria from a wide range of time periods.  Attendance was easily several hundred people, from many countries in Europe.  Sellers and buyers came from France, Germany, the Netherlands and who knows where else. The author’s favorite purchase:  A porcellan plate “In Grosser Zeit.  Weltkrieg 1914-15.”  The author’s greatest regret:  Not purchasing a map showing the front lines Continue reading →