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Militracks show, May 14 & 15, 2011 (Overloon, Holland)
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:49 pm
Post subject: Militracks show, May 14 & 15, 2011 (Overloon, Holland)

Hi all,

on the weekend of May 14th and 15th 2011 the Militracks WW2 German Vehicle Show will be held again at the grounds of the Liberty Park Museum at Overloon, The Netherlands (40 km south of Nijmegen). About 40 - 45 original and restored German military vehicles will be on show and can be seen riding around the 2 km long off-road course at the museum grounds. And even better: visitors will have the chance to ride along! Mr. Green

Last year the vehicles on show included several motorcycle combinations, Kubels, Schwimmers, Stoewer Kubel, Steyr truck, Mercedes staff car, Kettenkrads, several Opel Blitz trucks, several types of halftracks (both softskin and armoured) and a Jagdpanzer.

On both days there is also an (outdoor) militaria market, and on sunday only also an (indoor) military scale modellers' show and market. The museum itself will be open both days.

Admission is €10.00 pp/per day, and that includes full access to the Militracks show, the museum, the militaria market and the modellers' show. Parking is free, tickets for the vehicle rides are sold seperately.

For more information see www.militracks.nl/

Below are some pics of last years' event. I think most of these vehicles (and many more) will be present again this year. All were available for visitors to have a ride with.











Source: www.military-vehicle-photos.com/

Greetz Wink

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:55 pm
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Oh dear, my birthday weekend.
Wife said we should away for a few days.
Oh lordy, the temptation!
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2011 11:18 pm
Post subject: Re: Militracks show, May 14 & 15, 2011 (Overloon, Holland)

I just heard that our group will be present again with the same 5 vehicles as last year: Schwimmwagen, SdKfz. 7 (cargo), SdKfz. 250, SdKfz. 251 and a Panzerjager 38(t) Hetzer.

Greetz

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2011 11:43 pm
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I already dusted off the camera and charged all batteries Wink

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:22 am
Post subject: Re: Militracks show, May 14 & 15, 2011 (Overloon, Holland)

Looking good. I will be there with a Steyr 1500.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:10 pm
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Looking good. I will be there with a Steyr 1500.

David

Great to hear you have that sorted out. See you there then!

Greetz

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 4:01 pm
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Looks like I'll be there too. Just coincidence - I finish a course at Ijmuiden on Friday 13th, so I'll try to visit Amersfoort later that day and Overloon on Saturday 14th before flying home.

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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 11:31 am
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Looks like I'll be there too. Just coincidence - I finish a course at Ijmuiden on Friday 13th, so I'll try to visit Amersfoort later that day and Overloon on Saturday 14th before flying home.

Are you going by car or by public transport?

I found this partial list of participating vehicles on the net, not sure if it is 100% accurate but the organiser told me that the vehicle count is now 46. That is about 10 more than last year, and the amount of interest from owners to participate is overwhelming, I've been told. I'll be there Friday till Sunday. Mr. Green

Kübelwagen Typ 82 (4 x)
Zündapp KS 750 (5 x)
Schimmwagen Typ 166 (2 x)
BMW R75 (4 x)
Kettenkrad (5 x)
Horch 901 Kfz 16
Horch Mittlerer Einheits PKW
Opel Blitz
Stoewer
VW Kübelwagen Typ 82 oder Krupp Protze Kfz 21
Mercedes Benz 170 V
1-ton Zugmaschine (4 x)
Einheitsdiesel oder Henschel
Opel Blitz Feuerwehrwagen Allrad
Heizung Motorenanwärmer 38
8-ton Zugmaschine (2 x)
SdKfz.250
SdKfz.251
Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer
Horch Mittlerer Einheits PKW, Typ 40 Kfz. 21
Steyr 2000A
Auto Union Wanderer W23S Kübelwagen
T34

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Liberty Park Museum
Museumpark 1
5825 AM Overloon
tel: 0478 - 641250

Greetz

David
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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 2:41 pm
Post subject: Re: Militracks show, May 14 & 15, 2011 (Overloon, Holland)

I'm planning to hire a car Friday lunchtime, probably at Schiphol, and return it early Saturday afternoon.

To help plan the trip I've put various museums and solitary tanks from my website and from Michel's register on a Google map - here's the link in case it's useful to anyone else:

Tanks in Netherlands

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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 4:59 pm
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- TrevorLarkum
I'm planning to hire a car Friday lunchtime, probably at Schiphol, and return it early Saturday afternoon.

To help plan the trip I've put various museums and solitary tanks from my website and from Michel's register on a Google map - here's the link in case it's useful to anyone else:

Tanks in Netherlands


Nice map, Trevor Wink

Be adviced that there is a lot of road contruction planned during the weekend at the various highway's.
So depending on traffic it could take a additional 20-30 minutes to get from Schiphol to Overloon or Overloon - Schiphol

I will be at Overloon the 15th, because I have other plans for the 14th (a military vehicle tour)

Concerning the list, I don't think they wil be using the T34
They are using this to test the vehicle driving track, check corners etc.


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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 6:02 pm
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Hi Trevor,

I might also be around on the Saturday if you fancy meeting up.

Tim,
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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 8:01 pm
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- Michel_Krauss

I will be at Overloon the 15th, because I have other plans for the 14th (a military vehicle tour)


That's a shame!


- TimRoyall
Hi Trevor,

I might also be around on the Saturday if you fancy meeting up.

Tim,


That would be great - will you be at Overloon? I'll be travelling a lot so we can meet up somewhere else if it's more convenient.

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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 8:33 pm
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- Michel_Krauss

I will be at Overloon the 15th, because I have other plans for the 14th (a military vehicle tour)


That's a shame!


sorry

However it's my first military vehicle tour so I don't want to mis it Wink
At the moment there about 40 vehicles joining this tour, only WW2 vehicles

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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 8:37 pm
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Well if you are going, come and say hello, I will be the big guy with the Steyr 1500 in camo and the markings of the s.Pz.Jag.Abt.512.

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Will do!

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