Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 7, 1945 – Monday – Payday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponI worked hard all day today. The war is practically over. Just a matter of hours. We celebrated and on Hitler’s Champagne. What a time we had. Went to bed early.

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May 6, 1945 – Sunday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWe left about 9:30 this morning for Salzburg. We didn’t get there until about 1:30 in the afternoon. I got partly set up. Listened to the radio and went to bed.

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Eagles Nest, Hitlers Tea House

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponThis day, Chick also continued up the mountain to the ‘Eagles Nest’.   The Kehlsteinhaus was a chalet-style structure erected on a sub-peak of the Hoher Göll. It was built as an extension of the Obersalzberg complex erected in the mountains above … Continue reading

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Color Postcard Photos of Hitler’s Home – The Berghof

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponChick was some of the first to visit Hitler’s home near Berchtesgaden. The Berghof was located on a plateau called the Obersalzberg which is on the route to the top of the Kehlstein, the mountain where Hitler’s tea house, called … Continue reading

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May 5, 1945 – Saturday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWas up early and took a few pictures around the town. In the afternoon I got a jeep and Riley and Schlad and I went up to Hitler’s home. The outside was completely demolished. I went down into his tunnel … Continue reading

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May 4, 1945 – Friday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponI had to change a flat this morning. Gas up and change the load on my trailer so I could get at some of the stuff. We are to move out this afternoon. We are headed for Saltzburg, Austria. The … Continue reading

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May 3, 1945 – Thursday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWell, we spent all day and until 11 o’clock on the road. We traveled 85 miles and most of it was on the super highway. Prisoners, prisoners, prisoners that’s all you can see. They are coming in from everywhere. You … Continue reading

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May 2, 1945 – Wednesday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponNot much to do this morning as we are going to move after dinner and you can’t unload any thing if you are always moving. After dinner we moved to a new area. We set up the radio and played … Continue reading

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May 1, 1945 – Tuesday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponI went to Hq to pick up some lumber this morning. We are going to move after dinner. We moved to the other side of Munich and into a nice big house. Here we thought we were going to stay … Continue reading

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