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Movement of 3d AD troops 
from Fort Knox to Germany

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(1) Weeks before our departure for Germany, huge CONEX boxes were filled and loaded on trucks for ocean shipment.

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(2) Soldiers of D/33 assemble outside the Kaserne at Ft Knox to begin their movement to Germany in the spring of '56.

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(3) Soldiers of D/33 board buses

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(4) On the troop train from Ft Knox to Brooklyn Army Terminal to Bremerhaven, Germany.

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(5) Soldiers of CCB, 3d Armored Division  enjoy the sunshine on deck of the USS Buttner during their voyage from New York to Bremerhaven, Germany.

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(6) Soldiers of D/33rd pose for a group photo on deck during their voyage from New York to Bremerhaven, Germany.

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(7) A last look from the troop train at the USS Buttner that took us across the Atlantic to Bremerhaven, Germany.

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(8) Brand new M48 tanks are awaiting our arrival at CCB, Gelnhausen

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(9) Pushing in the chow line during the voyage are soldier from D/33rd.
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(10) The troops are getting off the USS Buttner at Bremerhaven and board a troop train for Gelnhausen.
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(11) The railroad station (Bahnhof) at Gelnhausen.
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