- Folklore and Tradition
The only commemoration of its kind in the world, celebrating the liberation of the city of Mons with a parade of WWII vehicles. The next event will take place in September 2018.
To commerorate the liberation of the city in 1944, the 83ème Bataillon de Reconnaissance of the 3rd Division Blindée U.S., TANKS IN TOWN oragnises every year this major gathering of WWII tanks and other historical military vehicles.
Shermans, Chaffees, Pershings, Tank Destroyers, Half Tracks, armoured cars, Jeeps, lorries and several other vehicles will peacefully will drive through the historic centre of Mons.
Iconic post war vehicles such as the Léopatd tank will also be presented to the public.
They will be following in the tracks of the American armoured convoy that drove through Mons in 1944.