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Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest Mountain top retreat to open soon

by Luz Medeiros, Special to the Herald Union

A visit to the Eagle’s Nest in Southern Germany offers visitors a trip back into World War II history.
 The mountain-top retreat, known to Germans as the “Kehlsteinhaus,” is a lodge that sits atop the Kehlstein Mountain near the city of Berchtesgaden in the German state of Bavaria.

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Hiking Germany’s talles mountain

by Karl Weisel U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Public Affairs

We couldn’t have asked for a more glorious day as we neared the summit of Germany’s tallest mountain.
 After two days of hiking up from Garmisch-Partenkirchen through the Partnach Gorge, a gentle breeze reminded us that concentration was still needed to make it safely up the rock face the last several hundred meters to the top.

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