US troops take cover behind a German Schwimmwagen Type 166 during the Battle of the Bastogne scenario at the War and Peace show.
The Schimmwagen is an amphibious car produced by Volkswagen during World War II and The Type 166 is the most numerous mass-produced amphibious car in history.
The show is held at the Hop Farm in Kent and is in it's 29th year. It is billed as the Largest Military Vehicle Spectacular in the World. There are several thousand militarty vehicles, re-enactors and Living History displays in the best part of 400 acres that forms the hOp Farm.
The battle scenario was one of many that were held over the five days of the show and set out to recreate a small encounter during the Battle in the winter of 1944, complete with artifical snow. The re-enactors included an M4 Sherman tank and US jeeps firing and causing large bangs as the battle progressed.
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