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Wehrmacht Kaserne/Barracks

Post by Captain_Stransky » 16 Nov 2005 18:45

I am currently undertaking serious research into the various NATO (US, British, etc) barracks in Germany which were also used by the Wehrmacht up to 1945. I have compiled some limited imagery, mainly from old postcards from the time, but can anyone recommend any other resurces or websites or links or anything at all.

I am also interested in anyone who may be able to gather comparison shots of the same locations as they are today. Can anyone assist?

In particular I am interested in the following locations:

Osnabrück
Münster
Truppenübungsplatz Bergen (or Bergen-Hohne)
Lager Oerbke (or Fallingbostel)
Herford
Celle
Heidelberg
Bielefeld

Appreciate any tips at all

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Post by Ryan94 » 16 Nov 2005 19:15

The "Panzerkaserne" in Boeblingen (nearby Stuttgart) was used in WW2 as a placewhere tanks were parked, maintained and repaired.
Today there are following units from the US Army:
Panzer is the home of the Naval Special Warfare Unit Two, 1st Battalion/10th Special Forces Group; Special Operations Command, Europe; 554th Military Police Company and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Europe. The veterinary clinic is there, along with the local headquarters of the American Red Cross and Exceptional Family Member Program.

(text copied from http://www.globalsecurity.org)

The Panzerkaserne is the only barrack where are US Special Operation Groups based in Germany.

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WILEY BARRACKS

Post by logibear64 » 16 Nov 2005 22:20

Neu-Ulm, Germany:

1939 to 45: "Rheinhardt Kaserne"

1940's Panzer-Pionier abt. 25
1945-Displaced persons center
1970's B Battery, 81st Field Artillery
1983 to 1990: HHC, A and B company 2/4 Infantry, part of 66 Signal Battalion. All were part of the Pershing II missile

Interesting note: In 1989 the post was excavated during construction and muntions, helmets, boxes of grenades and panzerfaust were uncovered. Unfortunately, all was rusted to hell except for a fork marked "RBD Neu-Ulm" which I still have.

Phil

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Post by Larry D. » 17 Nov 2005 00:15

Here's a thread on the subject:

http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 9c7#722511

There was also a rather extensive discussion not long ago on Feldgrau about the history of WW II Kaserne and how they were used and renamed after the war by U.S. and U.K. forces.

--Larry

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Post by Bernadett Bocsi » 22 Jan 2006 11:49

Hello!

See if this link helps,I got it from Google. :wink:

http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/inh ... erne-R.htm

Hope I could help! Cheers!
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Post by Capt_Stransky » 18 Jan 2007 19:05

Bump!!!

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Post by Laurence Strong » 19 Jan 2007 02:57

This might help some not to sure though.

http://www.thirdreichruins.com/wehrmacht_posts.htm

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Re: Wehrmacht Kaserne/Barracks

Post by Capt_Stransky » 20 Oct 2008 21:43

After several years of travel, ebay-ing and a lot of Euros, the results can be seen online at:

www.forgottenhistory.co.uk

Any contributions are very much welcome

Enjoy!

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Re: Wehrmacht Kaserne/Barracks

Post by tom_deba » 27 Nov 2008 23:52

Do you have any pics of German barracks located in occupied territories?

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Re: WILEY BARRACKS

Post by Mauser K98k » 25 Dec 2008 02:04

logibear64 wrote:Neu-Ulm, Germany:

1939 to 45: "Rheinhardt Kaserne"

1940's Panzer-Pionier abt. 25
1945-Displaced persons center
1970's B Battery, 81st Field Artillery
1983 to 1990: HHC, A and B company 2/4 Infantry, part of 66 Signal Battalion. All were part of the Pershing II missile

Interesting note: In 1989 the post was excavated during construction and muntions, helmets, boxes of grenades and panzerfaust were uncovered. Unfortunately, all was rusted to hell except for a fork marked "RBD Neu-Ulm" which I still have.

Phil
For what it's worth, I was stationed at Wiley Barracks in Neu Ulm in 1968-69. I was in HHC 79th Engineer Battalion. We were in the former Ludendorff Kaserne which was HQ for the Wehrmacht's 5th Artillery Regiment during the war. The North building complex (@ the center of the hardstand) can be seen at 48° 23' 04" N, 10° 00' 21" E (re: Google Earth).

Our line companies A, B, C, D were in the two buildings on the West side of the hardstand. Headquarters Co was in the building at the southeast, and 39th Engineer Group was in the building at the northeast. The mess hall was the building North of the hardstand, and the building at the south (w/red roof) was the Dietrich theater. The East-West freeway and the overpass were built since then, just south of it can be seen the old Ludwigsfort which we used as an ammo dump.

The aforementioned Reinhardt Kaserne/Nelson Barracks can be seen on Google Earth one kilometer Northeast of Wiley at 48° 23' 27" N, 10° 00' 57" E.

Here is a link which lists all German Kasernes with their original German names and post-WWII names and locations.
http://www.usarmygermany.com/USAREUR_Kasernes.htm

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