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USAr Erlangen

Last modified: 28 Nov 2016, submitted by: Joker

Country: Germany    Region: Bav.

Locale: 7kms E of Erlangen

Latitude: 49° 34' 45" N     Longitude: 11° 5' 59" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed


Former US Army J-type SAS supervised by 529th Ordnance Company. The larger adjacent bunkerarea was a conventional ammostorage.

Users through the years:
-1st Bn, 36th FA (8 inch shells) 1963-1968,
-5th Bn, 73rd FA (Sergeant missile whds) 1968-1970,
-81st/83rd FA, 1st Bat 94th FA 1970-1975.

Security through the years: 46th Infantry, 50th Infantry, 6th Infantry, 1st Bn 30th Infantry, 501st MP Company and a platoon from 630th MP Company of 793rd MP Bn. All units were homebased at Ferris Barracks, Erlangen
Site closed; occasionally used for exercises by German army

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