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What did you do in the war dad? Part 6_Giessen

Dad spent most of his tour of duty in Cologne, Germany in 1946. For a time his unit, or at least a portion of it, was transferred to Giessen, Hesse, Germany. Giessen is smaller than Cologne and is located about 50-60 miles SE of Cologne and about 15 miles north of Frankfurt. Frankfurt would host […]

What did you do in the war dad? part 1

What did you do in the war dad? It was a question every boy my age asked his dad  in the 1950’s and 1960’s when the baby boom kids were old enough to ask their fathers about WW2. So, I asked my dad, “what did you do in the war?” He said, “well son, I […]