More attractions on site: Rare Military vehicles

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More attractions on site: Rare Military vehicles

The Armed Forces Museum, Greenville Depot, moved to the American Farm Heritage Museum about two years ago, board President Jim Romack said.

The museum was in Alton, but when its building was condemned, members had to find a place for the vehicles they were collecting and restoring.

The "star" of the collection might be the LTV-4, a World War II- and Korean War-era amphibious vehicle recently borrowed for the Clint Eastwood "Flags of Our Fathers" movie.

The LTV-4 now needs restoration again after its use in the film.

"It's one of handful of operating ones," Romack said.

It joins an amphibious Duck, an ambulance, a pair of nearly mint deuce and half trucks and a variety of Jeeps in the crowded building.

Romack says visitors can find members at the building most weekends. The depot will host Vietnam and Korean War re-enactors in conjunction with the farm museum's Fall Festival.

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