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1944/1945 Pic Taken of a Town, Possibly in Austria

1944/1945 Pic Taken of a Town, Possibly in Austria

Posted: 28 Mar 2013 10:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hello. I was at a German board and they said to try this picture here. They said it was probably near the Alps and possibly in Austria. Does anyone recognize this picture or the things and buildings in it at least? Would like to know the town and the name of the church on the right.
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Re: 1944/1945 Pic Taken of a Town, Possibly in Austria

Posted: 30 Mar 2013 5:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Mar 2013 6:38PM GMT
guess Tirol or Salzburg because of the mountains (limestone!) and buildings. and maybe area close to Berchtesgadner Land, Germany. looks for me more time after WW2....?
http://www.magreisen.at/OE/oesterreich-karte.gif
http://maps.google.at/maps?hl=de&q=Berchtesgadener+Land,...
any story to the picture? stationed Allied Forces?
Occupation zones Austria and Germany:
http://wiki.fernuni-hagen.de/zeitgeschichte/images-zeitgesch...
http://www.landesarchiv-bw.de/sixcms/media.php/120/42896/8_V...
the area i guess would have been in the American Zone, but Tirol was French Zone, so more possibility for Salzburg like Saalfelden or Lofer-area and also Berchtesgadner Land in Germany would be possible. then also other parts of Salzburg-state in direction to Salzburg the capital (town), about the mountains of Berchtesgaden like Hallein-area where such mountains like on picture.

some liked at holidays to visit Obersalzberg, Berchtesgaden where Hitler had a residence on mountain. it looks for anywhere nearby sourrounding areas.: http://maps.google.at/maps?hl=de&gs_rn=7&gs_ri=psy-a...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obersalzberg
http://www.google.at/search?hl=de&gs_rn=7&gs_ri=psy-...

Re: 1944/1945 Pic Taken of a Town, Possibly in Austria

Posted: 30 Mar 2013 10:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
Jerome,
As Ancestry does not always seem to be very good at notifying messages you may not have received notice that I had amended my remarks about Austria when you said your grandfather was in the US Army. Will not bore you with repeat but the message is on the Saxony board where you first wandered. Best guess Bavaria.

Re: 1944/1945 Pic Taken of a Town, Possibly in Austria

Posted: 8 May 2013 2:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
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