To the best of my knowledge, there is no comparable area in the United States for all-around range and field training. We provided music for most military ceremonies in Kaiserslautern, as well as Idar-Oberstein, Worms, and many other installations in our sector which I cannot remember. Earlier in the year, in May , the U. Left from New York on a troop ship for an eight day voyage to Bremerhaven Germany.
The main publications depot was in Frankfurt. We brought up the rear of a convoy that practiced occasionally to evacuate civilian personnel if needed. Maintenance Division - rebuilds or makes major repairs on some vehicles a month.
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Within the district are five sub-districts: We repaired smaller radio equipment for V Corps. Mannheim, 5 Am Oberen Luisenpark. In in Pirmasens we removed all German Telefunken and Siemens phones replacing them with american Western Electric phones. The eight subareas were later incorporated into three.
Our mission was to support three transportation companies hauling goods from Bremerhaven the US port to the American sector in Germany. Lt Col Delos S. The two band leaders meet before a special mass KB.
We were probably on the road 3 or 4 times a week. It must have been tough to stay awake especially on the midnight shift. At that time Area Command was located in Munich with logistics from Giessen. I have your email and I will attempt to answer your questions as best my 73 year old memory can do.
These troops live in barracks or Kasernes in accordance with the practice in Europe, in or near cities and towns. Under that concept, the complex commander was responsible not only for the depots and maintenance facilities but also the support of members of the forces present in his area. I don't know what the arrangements were in Bad Kreuznach or Kaiserslautern.
The German-American Womens' Clubs, and similar social activities have helped. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The French troops did not take care of the buildings. I need to mention that we did not work on phones in dependent housing areas. When the US army took over everything was restored to its original condition.
Our bus trips on the cobble stone roads into the mountains were pretty brutal. Just wanted to say thanks for all you have done with your website, it truly is a wonderful to see all of areas again. By reason of the rapid advances immediately before the cessation of hostilities in Europe, U. All such matters are the responsibility of the District to the end that the troops shall be free at all times for their tactical mission.
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Ruppertsweiler I wasn't aware of either. If you have information on the organization or operations of Post Engineers in USAREUR, in general, or in Frankfurt, in particular, please contact the webmaster see email link at top of page. Along with Alexander I served with the Signal Svc Co and was the admin-budget officer with many other duties.
Other responsibilities included the provision and administrative correlation of certain support services, such as, chaplain and radical activities; the enforcement of rules of military conduct and discipline; the control of military police activities and functions; the maintenance [MAP 4] of general and internal security; the preparation and ,justification of fund requirement estimates; and the performance of other general functions and services. Municipalities in Rhineland-Palatinate Birkenfeld district. While I was there the Russians invaded Hungary. There are 72 housing areas and , troop barracks spaces to maintain plus providing utilities for more than separate installations. The band was kind of hard to handle, mostly stuff I do not want to tell you.
- The barracks areas are of limited extent. We would find him at the barracks when we got back. The center is the hub of the WACom communications system which handles more than 47, messages each month. I remember those Taunus wire trucks. Except for the transfer of selected area support quartermaster troop support missions to Seventh Army in and , this organizational arrangement endured until 1 April Lt Col Delos S.
- An Adjutant who was a Lieutenant ran the company. Harbinson, mechanic are assigned to the section. Understanding between American Commanders and German officials has been established.
In addition to the sizable sums which are sent home, approximately fifteen million dollars in American money are converted annually within the District into German marks and spent by United States military personnel and their dependants for the hire of servants, in local shops and in many other ways. USAREUR consolidated the posts and subposts into area commands, which assumed the missions and responsibilities of the organizations they replaced. Because it is highly impractical to read all incoming relayed messages, each tape on which the messages are handled is monitored and retained for 24 hours. We also had U.
Hoffman helps with scheduling auditions, booking acts, drawing up contracts, arranging for housing and transportation and acts as liaison between entertainers and club managers. Our central office did employ male German nationals who worked in the the switching frame and battery room. Looking for period photos of the Ordnance field maintenance shops in Heddernheim, Giessen and Würzburg during the ss.
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He passed away the next day. I am retired in Las Vegas now but often reminisce about Munich, the Kaserne and old comrades that made my stay in Germany so meaningful. Views Read Edit View history.