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The Great War: World War I at Midway Village

Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd , Rockford, IL
New in 2015, learn how the ladies of the Salvation Army kept our boys overseas in good spirits with a familiar treat -- the doughnut.
Featuring a walk through a trench tour, see a cavalry, view medical units, and enjoy the indoor displays of WWI weapons and artifacts. Visitors can also watch battles and skirmishes in the Village.


War & Peace: Patton (W W II)

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
Patton, the 1970 film that examines the life of controversial general George S. Patton during World War II, won 7 Academy awards, including best picture and best actor for George C. Scott. Free