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Jim Clark the owner of the Sherman tank says it took him a while to restore it to its former glory after it had been used as target practice by the military:
It wasn't just 1940s clothing on display either. One of the big draws were the rows of pristine military vehicles - ranging from classic cars to army jeeps from both Britain and America. There was even a fully restored Sherman tank.
Organiser of 'Dig for Victory', James Shopland said people enjoyed coming because of the lessons they could learn from the era:
Celebrations took place at the North Somerset Show Ground, for the Dig for Victory event.
Now in it's 4th year the 1940s themed festival tells the story of what life was like during World War 2.
The day also included a fly past from a Spitfire and Hurricane, as this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings.
The sacrifice of twenty two men who died in a bombing raid on an army camp in Cornwall was remembered today. A memorial to the victims was dedicated at a ceremony at a church not far from where they died. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.
Relatives came from across the country to this graveyard near Perranporth to remember the victims who died in a bombing raid seventy four years ago this month.
Twenty two men died in the raid, nineteen of them were buried here.The graves have recently been renovated by a grant from the War Graves Commission."
The raid was carried out on Penhale Army Camp by a lone German bomber.
The sacrifice of twenty two men who died in a bombing raid on an army camp in Cornwall was remembered today. A memorial to the victims was dedicated at a ceremony at a church not far from where they died.