Saturday, June 12, 2010

Jüterbog ...

... abandoned buildings ...

... Jüterbog II Tauentzienstraße,
'Heerestandortverwaltung' barrack
from around 1895 ...

... the water tower - artillery school ...

... Soviet Army red star symbol ...

... renovated city quarter of Jüterbog II,
former military buildings ...

... Jüterbog railway station,
about 65 km southwest of Berlin ...

.. Jüterbog had a long tradition as a military site
since the beginning of the 20th century.

After WW II, there were up to 30.000 - 70.000 Russian
soldiers present, until the final withdrawal of
the troops in 1992-1994 ...

source: Urban and regional deverlopment in Jüterbog

... some basic information about Jüterbog:
60,2% (10.580 ha) of the whole municipal area
are former military sites (ammunition factories,
barracks, artillery storage places, officer's houses,...)
38% of Jüterbog's settlement area (houses, etc)
are/were of military use.
The conversion areas in Jüterbog are one
of the biggest in Germany
...
source: Urban and regional development in Jüterbog

Chronologie der Garnisongeschichte ... (DE)
by henrik-schulze.de
... Diese Chronologie soll nur einen kleinen Überblick zu
der vielfältigen Militärgeschichte Jüterbog geben ...

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