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Neubiberg: Then & Now
Airfield R-85 (Fliegerhorst Unter Biberg)

[ As it looked in 1945 and how it looks today ]


LUFTWAFFE BADGE (11 K)

Part II — 1945 – 2000

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   The photos appearing in this section are reposted here courtesy H. Klusmann of the Fliegerhorst Neubiberg Web Site. Click on a picture to view a larger version.

THE HANGARS (8 K)
The hangars today.

THE CONTROL TOWER (10 K)
The control tower complex. The square building
to the left of the antenna mast is the old
parachute drying tower.


THE RUNWAY (7 K)
A portion of the runway.

THE RUNWAY (6 K)
A runway.

NEW BUILDINGS (7 K)
New structures dominate the former R-85 area,
but the old barracks are visible in the left background.


NEW BUILDINGS (9 K)
New buildings.

NEW BUILDINGS (10 K)
More modern workshop buildings belonging to the Universität
der Bundeswehr. In the right background is the
old parachute drying tower.


THE EAGLE (8 K)
The location of the Eagle memorial, erected in 1948.

A CLOSER VIEW OF THE EAGLE (21 K)
A closer view of the memorial. Compare this
to a view of a similar memorial at the airfield in 1945.


CLOSE UP (11 K)
The Eagle itself.

CLOSE UP II (28 K)
Another view of the Eagle.

INSCRIPTION (19 K)
The inscription on the memorial.

   The inscription reads:

FLIEGERHORST NEUBIBERG
27.10.33 - 31.12.91

1933 – 1935   FLUGPLATZ MÜNCHEN
1935 – 1945   FLIEGERHORST NEUBIBERG    Deustche Wehrmacht    Reichsluftwaffe
1945 – 1958   NEUBIBERG AIR BASE    U. S. Air Force
1958 – 1991   NATO FLUGPLATZ NEUBIBERG [unreadable details wrt occupancy]



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