Badge of the Deuxième D.B.

10. Free French Occupation of The Obersalzberg

© Copyright 2000 Gaston Eve


Hadj Kaddoua qui a relevé le Montmirail.
"Hadj Kaddoua had just uprighted Montmirail." Workshop tank Hadj-Kaddoua. An old "Grant" M3 tank from the desert war. Many were converted into a huge tracked breakdown vehicles designated model M2.
Iéna 2 sur le point de partir pour l'Obersalzberg. Ulm en avant
"Iéna 2 prepares to leave for the Obersalzberg, Ulm in front."
L'Hotel Platterhof camouflé
The Platterhof Hotel in camouflage.
Berghof d'Hitler. Ruine de maison Bormann en arrière
Hitler's Berghof, ruin of Borman's house in distance
Iéna 2 crew greet the Americains by the SS Guardhouse to Berghof
Three of Iéna 2's crew talk with Americans by the SS guardhouse to the Berghof. Nearest Philippe Bey-Rozet, middle Gaston Eve, furthest Jean Brissé.
RMT line up their Half-Tracks on road to Berghof ready to greet latecomers
RMT line up their Half-Tracks on the Berghof's driveway ready to greet latecomers.
L-R Adjudant Albert Parmentier, Jean Brissé, Georges Dornois and Philippe Bey-Rozet on Platterhof balcony.
L-R Adjudant Albert Parmentier, Jean Brissé, Georges Dornois and Philippe Bey-Rozet on Platterhof balcony.
L-R Bey-Rozet, Dornois and Adj Parmentier with trophy painting from the Berghof
L-R: Philippe Bey-Rozet, Georges Dornois and Adj Albert Parmentier with trophy painting from the Eagles Nest.
Gaston Eve greets Americans on Berghof's drive with liberated french wine
Gaston Eve greets Americans on Berghof's drive with liberated French wine.