Oklahoma commemorates "Volkstrauertag" (Day of Remembrance)

13.11.2016 00:00
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On November 13th, Consul Mr. Jochen Olbricht attended the "Volkstrauertag" commemoration ceremony at the cemetary in Fort El Reno, Oklahoma.

In attendance were Former Honorary Consul Charles Wiggin and Colonel Ingo Kresser, Commander of the German Air Force and Air Defense Center in Fort Bliss, El Paso. In remembrance, a wreath was laid for the 62 German and 8 Italian POWs who died in Fort El Reno during WWII.

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