M. "Buck" Rogers
the end of the war
Hqs. Co. 1st Bn - 506th PIR, 101st
Below are three more pictures. One is the house
me and two other Sergeants occupied during our stay in Berchtesgaden.
The second one is what you see as you enter through
the front door. If you observe closely, you can see the outline
of a pulldown stairway to the attic. This attic, as well as the
basement, was filled with fine wine, cognac, canned food and sausages.
The other picture is of me, half stewed probably,
with bottles of wine and cognac on the window sill.
Below are more pictures, these
were taken at the end of the war, I was riding in the back of an
Army truck so the are not to sharp.
When going home via the new German
Autobahn, "Buck" spotted a lot of German planes abandoned
at the side of the road.
Probably a Messerschmitt Me-410B
left in a hurry at the end of the war.
strecthed higway as far as the eye could see.
started our interstate system of cross-country highways in the 1950s.
They are almost exact copies of the autobahn.