Category: 2017

2017 / 11 / 27 – 2017 / 11 / 30 EXERCISE FULL THROTTLE – 40th Anniversary of the British and German Amphibious Capability

© Arnd Wöbbeking Artlenburg, a small town on the banks of the Elbe. Historically documented is this place with its ford over the Elbe since the first century. The Romans use this transition as do many after them. The salt road leads along here and the Ertheneburg on the east side secured the ford against …

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2017 / 09 / 12 – Blood and Sand, the Colours of the Middlesex Regiment

© Arnd Wöbbeking   Blood & Sand, the colors of the Middlesex regiment were once again blowing through the Linsingen Barracks at Süntelstraße in Hameln +++ Blood & Sand, die Farben des Middlesex Regiments wehten noch einmal durch die Linsingen Kaserne an der Süntelstraße in Hameln. It was 51 years since Ray Shave and Brian …

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Three years gone….. but still there….

© Arnd Wöbbeking Three years after disbanding of the Hameln Garrison some Royal Engineers were back in town for a weekend. It is unbelievable around 100 lads visited for a REunion the town. Some arrived a few days before to have a look aorund the town and to see what have changed during the years. …

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2017/05/26 – In the United Kingdom, Hameln was a subject ….

© Arnd Wöbbeking photo by Leslie Spivey During the last weekend, at least in one place, some guys talked about the town of hamelin. The annual reunion of the 26 Regiment Royal Corps of Transport took place. Some of the guys who had been stationed here in Hamelin until 1970 met to talk about stories …

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© Arnd Wöbbeking © Photos provided by Lars de Vries & Andreas Koch 2017 in May, the Exercise “Heidesturm” of the Panzerlehrbrigade 9 took part in Germany. An exercise a bit like the exercises during the Cold War. 2500 Soldiers and 400 Vehicles went from Sennelager/Paderborn to Bergen-Hohne. Included two River Crossings. One in Wndheim/Jössen …

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