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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Mar 2020 10:04 p.m. PST

…has closed


"Catterick Barracks Bielefeld is closing with the withdrawal of 20,000 army personnel

The British army has relinquished control of its last remaining military headquarters in Germany following 75 years in the country, ahead of the final withdrawal of serving personnel.

Following the second world war, the UK was among a number of allied nations to retain a military presence in Germany but it halved the amount of soldiers after the fall of the iron curtain…"
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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP25 Mar 2020 7:41 a.m. PST

Hmmm – I would have felt better if there were a few more Brits left to keep an eye on those Germans

JMcCarroll Supporting Member of TMP25 Mar 2020 9:48 a.m. PST

The Germans are a peace loving race. Well at least now they are!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Mar 2020 11:40 a.m. PST

Ha!Ha!….


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torokchar Supporting Member of TMP25 Mar 2020 12:45 p.m. PST

The USA should follow this example!!

Londonplod26 Mar 2020 11:50 a.m. PST

My old base at RAF Bruggen is being bulldozed now, l had some good times there but we live in different times now.

Legion 427 Mar 2020 7:46 a.m. PST

The USA should follow this example!!
As long as Putin and his ilk are in charge of Russia and the US can use Germany as a staging area for the Mid East … US troops will and should remain there.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Mar 2020 12:21 p.m. PST

(smile)


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