MERRELL BARRACKS

MERRELL BARRACKS NÜRNBERG GERMANY

These barracks (German: kaserne) was built for the SS Signal School and a SS Signal Reserve Unit. Soldiers from the kaserne were used to support the Nürnberg Nazi rallies. The post was captured by American soldiers in April 1945 and renamed Merrell Barracks after Private Joseph F. Merrell. It was HQ for 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment.

MERRELL BARRACKS PHOTOS

4 thoughts on “MERRELL BARRACKS

  1. Stationed at Merrell Barracks Sept ’79-Nov ’81. 182nd Maintenance Company p/o 71st Maint Btn. & then ACRC-N.

  2. I was there from Sept of 75 to Dec of 77 with the 116th Ord. Co. was first the 303rd Maint. Bn. then was changed to 87th Maint. Bn. I still have both unit crests, first one had the Pi sign and said “Assured Quality”, and the second said, “Base of the Pyramid”!

  3. Was never stationed here but been through the gates a couple of times picking up supplies.

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