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ciphers
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Places Served : Catterick (1951) - BAOR (1952 -1954)-(Herford - Bunde - Munster) - Japan (Kure) - Korea (Pusan - Seoul) - Cyprus (Nicosia) - Suez Op (1st Guards Brigade) - UK (63 Sigs Regt TA, Southampton)
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PostSubject: Pre War Nazi Germany   7/7/2010, 00:16

Not wishing to glorify the Nazi Party merely pointing out the 'enthusiasm' that it evoked ... also the reason why BAOR existed (yes I know there was an earlier BAOR) ... have a look at one of my web sites below ...

Len (Ciphers)

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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   7/7/2010, 11:23

Great stuff Len, thanks for those. There was still the odd eagle and swastika around in Hamburg when I was very young.
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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   7/7/2010, 12:10

Looking at the photo of the girls "saluting" Hitler. My Mum would have been about their age at the beginning of the war. Makes you think doesn't it?

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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   7/7/2010, 14:12

mjm34 wrote:
Looking at the photo of the girls "saluting" Hitler. My Mum would have been about their age at the beginning of the war. Makes you think doesn't it?

Mike

Yeh there were no nazis after the war. Wonder where they all went? Liars were all sieg heiling with the best of them.

If you watch the old films of those days, some of the women were close to orgasm by the look of it when he made an appearance. Thankfully the British have an in built aversion to turning our politicians into gods or dictators even if one or two try.
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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   7/7/2010, 14:53

"Yeh there were no nazis after the war. Wonder where they all went? Liars were all sieg heiling with the best of them."

Yes indeed, although there was a bloke used to drink in the Schnelle in Oerlinghaused who claimed to have been a member of the Allgemeine SS.
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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   7/7/2010, 16:27

good photos len,now hears a poser,at one of the many rally grounds [down the south of germany i presume] stood a very lage statue of an angel.do you or anybody have any immages of it ?.
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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   8/7/2010, 09:21

Hmm, I know of one in Berlin, but it wasn't an Angel

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Victory_Column

Is this the one you're thinking of?
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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   8/7/2010, 10:29

thanks not the one,should have explained a bit more,at a distance it would not look dissimilar from the angle of the north.
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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   8/7/2010, 11:43

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PostSubject: Re: Pre War Nazi Germany   3/3/2017, 16:23

I took a photo of that 'Victory Column' in Berlin in early 1957 -- it was all pockmarked with bullet holes ans shrapnel damage -- so i didn't GO UP !
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