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Old 05-08-2018, 12:30 AM   #196
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Very interesting story ! Thabk you for sharing all of this!
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Very interesting story ! Thabk you for sharing all of this!
Thanks for the kind words
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Old 05-17-2018, 06:50 AM   #198
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A color picture of "Der Alte"... a person who Hans Guhr admired and respected very much. Also, as said before on the thread, Guhr was a close aide during the first years of Konrad Adenauer's government.
The funeral of Adenauer took place on 25.04.1967 (which Hans Guhr also attended) in Cologne's Cathedral.

Interesting to note is that Adenauer's coffin was guarded by Knight's Cross holders
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7. Back to the roots: joining the Bundeswehr

In 1954, Hans Guhr joined the Bundeswehr (West Germany Armed forces) and started his military career first in the staff of Amt Blank, later as a member of the PANDA Division in SHAPE (France), reaching the rank of Oberstleutnant im Generalstab and retiring in 1966.
The early SHAPE shield, from a 1955 photo. The motto "Vigilia Pretium Libertatis" translate to "Vigilance is the Price of Liberty".
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Another good friend of Hans Guhr was Major Hans-Gotthard Pestke, who later went to served in the Bundeswehr and reached the rank of Oberst im Generalstab.

Pestke was also present in the photo of the wedding of Hans and Ilse Lemmerzahl, November 18th 1942.
Some very rare photos of Pestke, including wartime and postwar service
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