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USAr Crailsheim

Last modified: 16 Feb 2020, submitted by: Joker
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Country: Germany    Region: BW

Locale: McKee

Latitude: 49° 8' 3" N     Longitude: 10° 2' 45" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

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Former McKee Barracks Crailsheim
- VII Corps Artillery, 5th battalion. 73d Field Arty Grp
- 2nd US Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery.(All operating the Sergeant missile system 1969-1974)

The special ammo storage site was maintained, operated and secured by US military only
It was located at grid 49° 7'11"N 10° 0'51"E and stored an unknown number of W52 Sergeant missile nuc warheads until 1974.
After that it stored an unknown number of W70 Lance nuc warheads until 1978 to be used by V. Corps units at Hanau, Wiesbaden and Gießen and by VII. Corps units at Aschaffenburg, Crailsheim and Herzogenaurach
The site has totally been demolished in 1980.

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