Saturday, June 30, 2012

Fond Farewells For Military

Bye, bye, GI: Deep impact for many Germans as US troops downsize - World News

...But when the leaves begin to fall in the autumn of 2013, the U.S. Army is scheduled to shut down its Campbell Barracks in Gritzbach's home city.

For the 86-year-old German, an era will come to an end with the U.S. troop pullout.

"I owe a lot to the Americans. They paved the way for what I am today," the widower said in a soft, choked voice...

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