Kassel, Germany
1945

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The United States Army entering the city of Kassel, Germany.

In Kassel ist der Krieg zu Ende.  Unser Bild zeigt den Einmarsch der Amerikaner in der Wilhelmshoher Allee [3 April 1945]


Bombs Fell on Kassel Friday Oct. 22 and 23 of 1943. The city was destroyed in 3 hrs. Fuldabrucke 

The Elsa
 One of the most popular pastime was riding the Elsa.

 A view of the Elsa on the Fulda River in Old Kassel.
 The photo to the left, was taken by Gilbert J. Matherne in Jan. of 1999. 

This was a hot spot back in the 40's and 50's.  Not only army but the air force enjoyed the wonderful wine, food and beer at the Roter Kater [Red Tom]. 

The Graue Katze [Gray Cat] was next door and it was getting a lot of attention too.


Rondell - 1998
The photo of the Fulda River was taken from Bettenhauser Str. in Lower Kassel.

This photo was taken while standing on the Fulda Bridge 1998.

Herkules-Wilhelmshohe-1998

The Bombing of Kassel during WWII

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