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05 Mar 2007

 

596th Transportation Company

 

OPERATION GYROSCOPE

Rotating the 5th Infantry Division back to states and bring in troops of the 11th Airborne. Photo taken at Bahnhof Ost Jan 1956. Temperature was officially 26 below Zero. 

Motor Pool, 596th Transportation Company. Summer of 1956

 

 

 

E4 Charlie Weaver, Company Clerk, 596th Transportation Company with his 1950 Opel Olympia in June 1956. He bought it for $150.00 in January of 1956drove it for 18 months and 18,000ks and sold it in June 57 for $150.00. It was the 596th mascot car.

Photos by Charlie Weaver.

Lt Charles H. Stremmell is standing next to the sign.