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Hangings at Luneberg

by gmractiondesk

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gmractiondesk
People in story: 
Harry Barnes
Location of story: 
Luneberg Germany
Background to story: 
Army
Article ID: 
A4183184
Contributed on: 
12 June 2005

I was sent overseas after the D-day landings as part of the reinforcements. Eventualy I arrived in Germany and was given the job of guarding the captured members of the SS. Two names I remember was Irma Greez. She ws infamous for making lampshades from human and animal skins and a Dr Kaemler. I was on duty the day they were hanged.
Also one of my duties was to guard the caravan where Monty had signed the peace pact.

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