Berlin ASA 1965-1968
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Getting out of Berlin was great, whether it be on a three-day pass, courier duty, or leave. It was akin to a breath of fresh air once outside the city limits. Most people had to take the military train, which carried you through through the east sector and cities of Potsdamn and Helmstedt to its final destination, Frankfurt am Main. Only a few privileged, and daring enough, drove the Autobahn trying to keep up with those crazy European drivers hitting speeds of 100 m.p.h. plus!
Andrews Barracks, 1965, photo taken from my first room looking out over the
Arriving in Frankfurt at 0730 on
The IG Farben building in Frankfurt was USASA/AIS (United States Army Security Agency, Army Intelligence & Security) headquarters. All the material brought from Berlin was dropped off here and more material was picked up that same evening for the train ride back.
European cities were full of small cars, mainly because most of the