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Rod262
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PostSubject: Does anyone recognise this building ?   Does anyone recognise this building ? Icon_minitime11/1/2021, 14:34

I was wondering if anyone recognised the building shown in the attached photo which was taken in May 1945. It was thought that the picture might have been taken at or in the vicinity of the Bergen Hohne camp. It was taken by a member of the 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery at the time of the 1945 Victory parade which was held there.
It looks to have been a reasonably high profile building such as an HQ / Mess building perhaps.
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alan8376
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone recognise this building ?   Does anyone recognise this building ? Icon_minitime12/1/2021, 17:58

Hi, welcome

I don't recognise the building! I am not an expert on Hohne Garrison.

There were a few Victory Parades held as far as I know, the main one was obviouly in Berlin.

There was another Victory Parade held around the same time at Belsen Camp area, which is nearby to Hohne.

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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone recognise this building ?   Does anyone recognise this building ? Icon_minitime13/1/2021, 09:49

Rod 262

From my research post VE Day 8 May 45:

113th (2nd/5th Durham Light Infantry) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery of 100th Anti-Aircraft Brigade attached 103rd Anti-Aircraft Brigade
Commanding Officer: Lieutenant Colonel WH Mather OBE TD
Regimental Headquarters: Bergen-Belsen, Landkreis Celle with all batteries
23 May 45 – Bergen-Lohheide Kaserne, Landkreis Celle with all batteries
24 May 45 – returns to 100th Anti-Aircraft Brigade relieved by 102nd Control Section moving to a harbour area in Hamburg-Harburg

So the building could be within Bergen-Lohheide Kaserne complex

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alan8376
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Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone recognise this building ?   Does anyone recognise this building ? Icon_minitime13/1/2021, 12:04

I'm still looking for the photo location.

On Ebay a Lohheide Kaserne pre 1945photo is for sale. Sadly the building has a different window set up.

There was also a British Military Hospital building mentioned, but again the silouhette does not fit!

A lot has disappeared from the original area, including the big old bakery.

German Privacy Laws prohibit detailed Google access. Thus the darkened shapes etc.


Here is a short video (Owned by Durham County Record Office

https://youtu.be/SdoVoqAc1G4

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alan8376
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Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone recognise this building ?   Does anyone recognise this building ? Icon_minitime13/1/2021, 18:59

Whilst  looking around photos, I found this one showing celebration of Victory Parade in Bremerhaven, on I think, 12 May 1945.

Maybe the parade was orientated around the American's presence as well in this harbour town?

(One for Steve!).

Picture Courtesy of Imperial War Museum  IWM.



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