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"This page is dedicated to 1st Battalion 33rd Armor"
Gelnhausen Germany Coleman Kaserne
and all era's

About the Elvis Song "Frankfurt Special" Frankfurt was Division Headquarters for the 3rd AD*

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Photo courtesy Wolfgang Scherp 3AD 1956 - 1960

Photo courtesy Jack Grant


Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston was sworn in as the
13th Sergeant Major of the Army on January 15, 2004.
Sergeant Major  Preston was a Tank Commander in Co B 1st 33rd Armor in late 70's early 80's.




Date: May 19-21,2016 
           Check in will be May 19, 2016 at the Days Inn- 865 York Road Gettysburg, Pa.17325
                    Tel: 717-334-0030
            Reference: 33rd Armor    Contact:  Sandi Mossop       Group code: CGA724
            Room rate is $99.00 + Taxes    per night     Queen/queen   3 nights
            Breakfast included.
               No other discount is better: Military, AAA, AARP etc.
            A meeting room will be available for our use, includes tall tale telling.
           Points on entry for the folks flying in,  Harrisburg International Airport.


Day 1:  May 20;  Battlefield Tour if you want to participate, 
                Gettysburg Tour Center,    778 Baltimore St. Gettysburg Pa. 17325      877-680-8687
                   Cost to be determined by group size.  Details later.
                            Or the sites in town, shopping, antiques or eating!


Day 2: May 21; Tour the Army Museum in Carlisle Pa. Admission is FREE
                         We can leave the hotel around 9:15 am takes about 45 minutes, 
                         Buddy up with fellow men of war for transportation.
                         Cafe on site for Lunch

Dinner that evening at the will be held at the Pike Restaurant & Lounge  (food is outstanding)
                        985 Baltimore Pike    Gettysburg, Pa. 17325      717-334-9227
                        A Buffet dinner will be available for about $25 each,  gratuity included.  Menu later.


2/5 th scale Tank. M60 field trials

I want one !!!!!!

Link to a great GEO Map From Jim Chorazy

Link to some old cool items

Car in Pond

1- 33rd Armor in German

1-33rd Armor in French

Gelnhausen Bundeswehr Reservists Comradeship Organization

This is a link to an inactive site on the 33rd Armored Regiment

Postcard from Gelnhausen to Sailor on the Graf Spree 1939

Gelnhausen Kaserne 1936-1945

Second WWII Post Card




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War Memorial    

News Article about B Troop 1-33rd Cavalry

News Article about A Troop 1-33rd Cavalry




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