On cold nights, someone was detailed to start them all every hour. Gradually, depots in southern Germany and Berlin were converted to combination filler-issue depots, and the depots in the Bremen enclave were converted to base depots. Since , the center has increased 85 percent in area -- 11 major structures and an ammunition and storage depot have been constructed. Western Area Command historical report
They stored gas, diesel and jet fuel that was brought in by pipeline and rail, I was told, for distribution throughout Germany. The transmission lines include AC dial, voice frequency and VF circuits. Along with Alexander I served with the Signal Svc Co and was the admin-budget officer with many other duties. At Massweiler there waere also guards who escorted us throughout the cave. Took about 30 minutes to get there from Gibbs much longer if it was snowing or foggy. The two training areas, Grafenwohr and Hohenfels, provide the most varied and extensive range facilities in Western Europe and their maintenance and development is a major responsibility of the Nurnberg District.
Quartiersentwicklung zwischen Elbphilharmonie und Überseeboulevard
USAREUR consolidated the posts and subposts into area commands, which assumed the missions and responsibilities of the organizations they replaced. Only 1 radio operator worked each shift. All my memories of Munich have been recalled with great joy. But to use this update a hard disk installation was required which officially does not exist. The District's mission is to provide logistical support and recreational facilities for about 40, dependents, civilian employees and military personnel.
Lt Col Wilfred Arnold Jr. Our training was at Fort Gordon, Georgia at the signal school. All of this was certainly better than being stationed in Southeast Asia in the mid-sixties.
Our station was the HQ. The aerial above shows the Betts Housing area s - this is where the AU was billeted in the s. It also acts as landlord and corner grocer, city administrator and recreation supervisor for the complete community of servicemen, wives, children and civilians.
In addition to quarters for dependents which have already been mentioned, commissaries, schools, medical facilities and services, athletics and amusements, including American movies, are all provided. Lateral Supply Program -- whenever a requirement develops for a major item or assembly which one district does not have on hand, the other two districts are queried to determine if they have the required item. We repaired smaller radio equipment for V Corps. In most cases they are the equivalent of from four to six city blocks and have restricted facilities for training.
Our station was the HQ. Email from Bob Mathewes, AU, Men and women were stationed there. We started in about October with about 15 scouts and by the time I left, we had a troop of about 65 kids, an explorer piost with about 15 boys and were about to start a cub scout pack. We had service calls at all hours and now we had to account for our late night comings and goings to a sentry at the gate.
Hinterweidenthal had their own barracks and mess hall not far from the tank farm. I had also gotten trained as a projectionist while at Indiantown Gap, PA after basic training there in the Fall and Winter of There was an ASA group that we also supported by working on their phones. Our mission was to support three transportation companies hauling goods from Bremerhaven the US port to the American sector in Germany. Ruppertsweiler I wasn't aware of either. Main Gate, KB.
- Hochhaus and was then President of the USA. It is nice to know someone might be interested. Unfortunately, word came down that the Band was being relocated to Kaiserslautern in May of
- I was stationed with the 30th Army Band in Munich from Dec. But, I remember we had to play for a Little League Game on a Saturday afternoon, and we didn't want to do it. But looking back, I realize that this was one of the best times of my life, because I got to go places and see things that I would never have otherwise. US Army Area Command. Our secretary was a very nice German lady.
I was part of the Northern Area Command and we operated a telephone system that connected military bases in the Northern Area Command. I served in Frankfurt from Feb. I have attached a couple Dance band pix, I believe taken at a non-com club at Kleber Kaserne, K-town. Lt Col Nelson C.
We had one more uphill area. When the other two shops have a major assmbly to be reclaimed, they send it to the Munich shop. That would have been one of the better financial investments that I could have made in my life.
Willkommen im Extranet des Deutschen Städtetages
I was stationed in Frankfurt from in the IG Hochhaus. I believe the radio station was just a backup site in case something happened to the Farben building. Sparky KB - Sparky was the company mascot. Looking for period photos of the Ordnance field maintenance shops in Munich, Stuttgart and Nürnberg during the ss. Interested in hearing from anyone German or American who worked at one of the field maintenance shops in the Southern Area Command or in the respective earlier Military Posts.