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An old one.Anyone remember what and where was NATO TWO-THREE.Did a week of guard duty there in 1970.

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Comment by Ronald D Barratt on May 12, 2009 at 4:06pm
I worked on the "highly sensitive munitions". We had to do a physical inventory twice per year check out the bunkers every month or so. Someone finally figured out that we would never have time to get permission to use them before being pushed back past the storage site and they were relocated -- after I had left, thank God. Oscar Ruiz has the location right. There were signs all over the place in English and German about it being a restricted area. I remember that a German hunter decided that the warning did not apply to him. He was of course spotted and spent the night surrounded by armed troops. Pretty tense situation.
Comment by Mike Kultgen on April 23, 2009 at 8:56pm
I recall a NATO Site 33, from my 1st Squadron hitch. It was supposed to contain highly sensitive munitions.
Comment by Oscar Ruiz on February 22, 2009 at 12:23pm
NATO 23 was located in the Tennenlohe forest close to the town of Erlangen. The 2d Bde, 1st Armored Division's had an ammunition storage point nearby as well.
Comment by pete taylor on February 14, 2009 at 12:28am
robert nailed it.it was at feucht.I remember the night when one of the guards burned the old shack out there to the ground.he figured that he could just fill the ol pot belly stove up with mogas at toss in a match.oops.
Comment by Robert Perry on January 28, 2009 at 10:25am
23 was right around feutch air field if i remember right




This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.


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