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Pics from Germany in the `70s.
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tanker2010
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:25 pm
Post subject: Pics from Germany in the `70s.

I posted up an album of pics from my first tour in Germany, `76-`79. For those of you who were there, have a good laugh at some of the raggedy stuff we ran arond in.

[img]http://kcamps.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=4752[/img]

kcamps.org/gallery2/ma...;g2_page=1


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:35 pm
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Well, a lot of it looks familiar to me...M551's, M113's, M578's, M151's...our stuff was "newer", yet more "raggedy", in it's own way.... Laughing

Nice pics!
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 3:31 pm
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I sure remember the 'short timer' wheels!

[img]http://kcamps.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=4828&g2_serialNumber=2[/img]

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:30 pm
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You know the funny thing, Mark, that's one of the most viewed pics in the album. Must be a lot of people who remember them. Also, notice the very cool "Graf" hat.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:03 am
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I lived in K-town ( as a dependant ) from 73-76, then moved to Wiesbaden from 76-77.

In 76 ( I believe) I was at the Grand opening of the McDonalds in Downtown Wiesbaden.

( "Bitte, ein BIG MAC und pommes mit ein bier" Mr. Green )

It was the 2nd to be opened in Germany. The famous 'first one' being in Munich. Where was the third??

Don
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:39 pm
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I don't know when it opened but ate in the one in Frankfurt in 78. Trip to by a turntable for a buddy to the Frankfurt PX from Fulda. Here is my brand new M60A1 RISE PASSIVE, in the Downs Barracks motor pool.
A-11 Atroop 1/11 ACR 1978.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:52 pm
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- Dontos
Where was the third?


Wurzburg. Home of DIV HQ for 3ID. If anything needed to be run up to DIV, there were always plenty of hands raised. A little O/T, Don, but I've got a bunch of Ontos pics yet to scan. Think it's one out at APG, can't remember.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 3:12 pm
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- tanker2010
- Dontos
Where was the third?


Wurzburg. Home of DIV HQ for 3ID. If anything needed to be run up to DIV, there were always plenty of hands raised. A little O/T, Don, but I've got a bunch of Ontos pics yet to scan. Think it's one out at APG, can't remember.


OOOOH,....... Shocked HELL YEAH!!

Send them direct ('donmor3atyahoo.com' replace 'at' with symbol...) in high res, if you would like.... Cool


Waiting patiently..... Mr. Green

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When I get them scaned, they'll be posted up on our site at KCAMPS. I'll post a link.
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