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Auf! Auf! Auf dem Tisch und SING! Up! Up! Up on the table and SING! So there we were in Munich for Oktoberfest.  We walked into the Lowenbrau tent and they were playing Glenn Miller. “In the Mood”.  Quite a culture shock, not what I expected.  When we finally found a table we were wedged [...]

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Some Germans I Met

After six years in Germany I came back and had two goals. To learn to speak English [well] again and to drive 55 mph.

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It was a dark and stormy night. A group of drunken crew chiefs decided it would great fun to pinch a four foot fiberglass chipmunk off of the mini golf course at Incirlik AB, Turkey.

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My Aunt Gertrude

My grandmother “Oma” died in 1971. Then I started having dreams. The dreams came daily, then weekly then every month or so. I kept having them for years but it was every so often.

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The Only Air-to-Air Kill for the British Phantom

On May 25th 1982, Squadron Leader Roy Lawrence and his RIO Lt. Alistair Inverarity of RAF 92 Squadron were sitting in their McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR.2 XV (SN: XV422) on ZULU alert at RAF Wildenrath.

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Germans in Crusader Garb March to Protest Islamists

Islamists are not welcome here

Shit going to get real in Germany.   Germans wearing crusader outfits march against Islamists.   You can fault the Germans for many things but they know how to do a good march.     Fed up with Islamic refugees roaming the country raping and pillaging, Germans have started to fight back. As each country in [...]

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Octoberfest

Have you ever been to Oktoberfest? I went to Oktoberfest in 1989. In Munich. Germany. Beat that!

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The Morbach Werewolf

Came across this just shy of Halloween. However while stationed at Hahn AB and living near Morbach, I was at more than one cocktail party where this was discussed.

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TOTUS Fails POTUS in Berlin

The Teleprompter in Chief failed our President during his speech at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin. Facing a HUGE crowd of 6000 Germans, Barry soldiered on ….sort of.

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I’m not a Nazi, but My Mom Was

That’s my Mom on the bicycle seat. Age 13.

My Mom was born in East Prussia in 1923. It was a geographically separate part of Germany. Like Alaska or Hawaii. She grew up on a farm

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