San Sebastian Barracks Korbecke

over_and_out

Clanker
Any one remember San Seb at Korbecke (Near Soest). I had the misfortune to experience my first posting from 8 Sigs there. I found these pics on Flash Earth the other day and it's changed quite a bit!



Bottom Camp
 

forester

Clanker
Looks nothing like I remember - Wheres the fat RP Sgt waiting at the gate to grip all the P***heads returning from 'the shack'
 

urdygurdy

Old-Salt
what his it used for now,i was their ,apart from a tour to salamanca,from 80-84,ah the shack,memories
 

sidrct

Old-Salt
I was MT troop 78-82. Ex RCT not a bleep I'm afraid. The memories of the Shack, Big Ben, singing the Dambusters song pissed at the dam all come flooding back. Great memories of 3 Div Sigs Regt. I recall units at Salamanca called Taskforce Echo and Charlie, Signals loose in 432's.
It looks totally different now to how i remember it
 

urdygurdy

Old-Salt
i was acc,also not a bleep ,i used to be the chef with echelon,if i recall it was foxtrot at salamanca,and one squadron,yankee and x-ray,echo was at paderborn,i went with them when somebody was on a course,saw taff moran many years ago,he was at a unit that was fed at st omer ,i was on a course.
 

rtfm-fool

Old-Salt
I drove up there last year while I was in mannheim with the spams. It's a technology park / industrial estate now. MQ's are full of east europeans and rougher than tidworth on a friday night.

I remember the camp was supposed to be used as a refugee camp but when they inspected it during the handover declared it unfit for human habitation and flattened it.
 

over_and_out

Clanker
I was there 90-91 (Oscar Troop, 2 Sqn), with a trip on Op Granby for a few months, and then transferred to 206 at Salamanca just before 3 Div moved to Bulford and brought 206 in to the fold as it were.
 

dinners

Clanker
o yes! the clap, big ben and the schnelly place near the bowling alley, off there for a scarp on friday nights. was there 88-92 in 1 squadron, fookers put us opposite the naafi. ace place to be after a bop. you think the csa performers have recovered from the ordeals in the naafi yet haha
 

daz

LE
over_and_out said:
Any one remember San Seb at Korbecke (Near Soest). I had the misfortune to experience my first posting from 8 Sigs there. I found these pics on Flash Earth the other day and it's changed quite a bit!



Bottom Camp
Oh great, i can see the start of the CFT route back to Salamanca Bks, fecking things given me flashbacks you bastard :frustrated:
 

daz

LE
dinners said:
o yes! the clap, big ben and the schnelly place near the bowling alley, off there for a scarp on friday nights. was there 88-92 in 1 squadron, fookers put us opposite the naafi. ace place to be after a bop. you think the csa performers have recovered from the ordeals in the naafi yet haha
so block 54 or 47 in Salamanca then?, and did you lose a motor during the rat run between the camps?? (who's fecking stupid idea was it to move the dets upto SS bottom camp, do they know who many cars got wrecked because of that stupid idea?)
 

dinners

Clanker
daz said:
dinners said:
o yes! the clap, big ben and the schnelly place near the bowling alley, off there for a scarp on friday nights. was there 88-92 in 1 squadron, fookers put us opposite the naafi. ace place to be after a bop. you think the csa performers have recovered from the ordeals in the naafi yet haha
so block 54 or 47 in Salamanca then?, and did you lose a motor during the rat run between the camps?? (who's fecking stupid idea was it to move the dets upto SS bottom camp, do they know who many cars got wrecked because of that stupid idea?)
i think the forementioned trashing of a wagon was our line 110 parking into some poor boxheads front porch near schmerlecke! co driver also flaked out and wore my d-10 as a neck lace and ladders off roof thru jarmens car windows haha. funny as ****. well worth the 150 squid fine!
 

darth_fokker

Old-Salt
dinners said:
o yes! the clap, big ben and the schnelly place near the bowling alley, off there for a scarp on friday nights. was there 88-92 in 1 squadron, fookers put us opposite the naafi. ace place to be after a bop. you think the csa performers have recovered from the ordeals in the naafi yet haha
I was there at exactly the same period Dinners me old liney mate. Hows the belly? Mooncat, Mcgach, AJ, to name but a few of the naffi bar warriors and thats only because my memory is dazed by too much alcohol!!
 

dinners

Clanker
darth_fokker said:
dinners said:
o yes! the clap, big ben and the schnelly place near the bowling alley, off there for a scarp on friday nights. was there 88-92 in 1 squadron, fookers put us opposite the naafi. ace place to be after a bop. you think the csa performers have recovered from the ordeals in the naafi yet haha
I was there at exactly the same period Dinners me old liney mate. Hows the belly? Mooncat, Mcgach, AJ, to name but a few of the naffi bar warriors and thats only because my memory is dazed by too much alcohol!!
who is it???? haha
my head is still fooked from the shack and the big ben! me and kawa still try to re enact it but at 36 , it isnt the same!
 
:D ..It's a bit late (but have just become a member), I live in Soest and having also served in San Seb....yes i'm a BLEEEEEEP...I can tell you its going well as an industrial estate.The old rugby field still gets used but only for Baseball by the Garrison Club baseball team. Yes here in Soest there is an International Garrison Club with Brits, Belgians ,Americans, and of course German----ex soldiers. And the Beer still tastes good...Prost
(Ah yes I forgot to say I was there from 1973 to1978..)
 

DGCharacter

Swinger
Hey Hammy386 the burning question... is the Big Ben still there ?????
 

Billy_B

Clanker
Eddie Timms..........managed to perform the amazing trick of falling asleep while mullered standing up, but could always maintain a grip on his pint??
 

DGCharacter

Swinger
I have an abiding memory of a big mad Jock powerman in 2 Sqn with a scar on his face. Rumour was he'd been glassed in Rhien'd by some butch Scammel driver for chatting up her girlfreind
 

forester

Clanker
I remember the mad jock bast**d who shot the 2i/c of the guard - he sure was barking - Awaiting trial he used to play a plastic keyboard in his cell
 

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