The annual World War II weekend at the Reading Regional Airport was recently featured on’s The Breakdown. Hosted by Luke Mones, the show take viewers inside the local event, highlight several stories from reenacters.

Episode Description: Every year, thousands of living historians and history buffs gather in Reading, Pennsylvania, at the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum for the country’s largest World War II reenactment. Dressed in period attire and using the weapons of the era, they give spectators a taste what life was like for those on the front lines and at home. Charles Hobson is one of the WWII enthusiasts. Hobson is a flamethrower expert and helps the Parris Island Living History Detachment recreate Marine Corps battles.

The WWII segment is only one part of the full episode, which can be viewed here: