SSVC CINEMA HOHNE

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Skip to main content. Main road into camp. The advice was; ” the bad times of today, will on reflection, years down the line will be the good old days” We are keen to expand our archives about forces cinemas, and welcome any recollections and photographs from former employees or customers. With me were two 3 RTR orderlies – a Welsh guy and an ex-Canadian guy who was known as Satchmo because he could play the trumpet. Disbanded in late , with 4 Armd Wksp taking over their spot within the barracks. I must have been our very own Craftsman Tucker!

Great set for a movie when everyone has died and The partnership also enables Forces Cinemas to provide morale boosting visits screening the latest films, free of charge, for service personnel and their families at military units across the UK. From the look-out, the barracks in distance were where the Artillery and RAF were housed. Schools and Cabbages via BFBS’ that suddenly the airwaves were taken over by moaning and groaning sounds and something that resembled an episode of James Herriot ‘All creatures Great and Small’.. The Physio was an elderly German chap and 2 German girls were typists and clerks. In the Hook of Holland, the AKC operated the only cinema in the world that timed its films to meet the trains transporting troops — they were coming from Trieste and Vienna. Courtesy of Mr P.

According to a report in Kinematograph Weekly init was situated only a few yards from the perimeter of the infamous Belsen Concentration Camp.

The Physio was an elderly German chap and 2 German girls were typists and clerks. Courtesy of Ciinema L Chamberlain. We used to have German lessons in the building on the left.

In the end they still came, took it and wrecked the place. Great set for a movie when everyone has died and The Governments of last years have really got it wrong! One funny memory is of when we, at 4 Armd Wksps had the Optronics Block right opposite the gates to the Junior school, over the road from the Piquet room Looking back I was lucky to survive not said in Jest!

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A German Reservist friend of mine remembers having his hair attended to, many years ago, from this very spot. I must have been our very own Craftsman Tucker! Another source states that was formed in Hildesheim in Aprilremaining there until Novemberwhen they moved to Herford?

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I left Detmold in ’91 having been in a life threatening accident while on exercise and the most dangerous bit was being operated on the ‘Butchers’ and ‘Sewing for Beginners’ Dept at BMH Rinteln. I remember that the MPs always tried to get to any trouble with our lads before the German Police as they delighted in knocking hell out of the British lads.

There were many stories about hidden tank parks, and buried aircraft. In the and s I am sure it was not clnema to drive through from 71s hanger to 4 Armoured and IIRC there used to be more trees in front of the building.

The Russians really did win the Cold War indirectly. Don’t think anything was made of it.

Film finale

A few of the blocks have gone and a few houses have cropped up here and there, but all in all it still resembles its former self. The Division moved to Paderborn in Introduction The first forces cinemas were set up during the Second World War, to help raise the morale of British troops based in garrisons and in the field.

When the new hangars were built, workmen excavated a number of aircraft cannon hohnee went on display in 4 Regt HQ. In a country where language can be a barrier they have brought families together and provided much-needed entertainment for single soldiers hlhne. Films were transported in armoured cars to reach small pockets of troops.

The first forces cinemas were set ssvd during the Second World War, to help raise the morale of British troops based in garrisons and in the field.

Though The Ratz Cinema has only just closed, it screened Minions as a finale during the weekend of June before the majority of families left the garrison. The partnership also enables Forces Cinemas to provide morale boosting visits screening the latest films, free of charge, for service personnel and their families at military units across the UK.

The majority of specific to role buildings messes, icnema rooms, etc are in a state of disrepair, however, the good old standard blocks are in good nick.

They found him in a Bierkeller somewhere, totally blitzed! This building which is situated opposite the Guard Room housed the camp barber shop.

They backed off, bankrupted themselves! After the war the hohje complex was just sealed off.

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The good times in the late seventies and eighties when we had huge exercises like Spear point, Crusader, Reforger and the rest.

We are keen to expand our archives about forces cinemas, and welcome any recollections and cinnema from former employees or customers. My first three years were spent living in the singlies block, now demolished, then in Married Quarters up on Hakedahl. Can anyone confirm this please?

cunema Boy did the locals get aggravated!. A connecting tunnel between our hangar and the workshop was also uncovered. I have many fond memories of my time in Detmold which now seems so long ago.

For more information, go online to www. Also on liberating the camp that under the airfield was housed a Panzer Brigade – ready to go!. Always playing football or basketball in Osnabruck, Paderborn, Munster and Dortmund. I gave six years honne my life defending these bloody barracks from the Russians.

Hobart Barracks

Schools and Cabbages via BFBS’ that suddenly the airwaves were taken over by moaning and groaning sounds and something that resembled an episode of Ssvf Herriot ‘All creatures Great and Cinfma. This was at the bottom end of the red shale hockey pitch. I was on the parade on the airfield that was held by the AAC to bid farewell to the last flying Auster Aircraft in service with the Army Air Corps sometime in 67 I think. Courtesy of Mr P. I started as an Airtrooper, pushing, pulling and cleaning Scout, Gazelle and Lynx helicopters, before becoming an Aircrewman Observer on Gazelles.

The pics hohe the camp with the Canadian forces close by brought back some memories for my Dad! In the Hook of Holland, ssbc AKC operated the only cinema in the world that timed its films to meet the trains transporting troops — they were coming from Trieste and Vienna. I was stationed at Hobart during and yes, it was the 10th Field Regt RA that were there at that time.