1 talking about this. Log-in to add a tip for other adventurers! Coronavirus Updates. In addition to the wooden houses can be found on the Kapellenberg nor the Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church. Das größte Krankenhaus der Sowjetunion außerhalb der UdSSR befand sich südwestlich von Berlin in Brandenburg. In my opinion, they kept the Nazi Eagle and Swastika as a symbol of their victory. EN. Berlin - Brandenburg. The Nazi Eagle in Krampnitz had been a somewhat guarded secret – as vandals and idiots do seem to take every opportunity to destroy everything they can get their hands on. Another eleven team and two farm buildings are located in the south of the facility, while there were further horse stables and riding halls in the north. Lol you can answer me just “yes” or “no”, on the email, but, I really wanted to see it, since I’m planning a third visit to Krampnitz and I wanted to see the mosaic so bad. The Kaserne Krampnitz wasn’t just the size of small town, it was also equipped like one. Have you been to Krampnitz before? Explore Songkran's photos on Flickr. Potsdam Kirschallee Neukladower Allee Verkehrsverbund Potsdam. The Hannover Cavalry School moved in on the 1st of September, 1939. They handed over the keys to the abandoned Kaserne Krampnitz on the 13th of November 1991. It looks like its fairly easy to get in but it also seems like there’s loads of vandalism going on there as well. Stab 10. With its location becoming more well know – more people sought it out, which brought more vandalism to the mosaic. Plan your own adventure to Russische Kolonie Alexandrowka, a bike touring attraction recommended by 489 people. Die Liste der sowjetischen Militärstandorte in Deutschland listet alle militärischen Einrichtungen sowjetischer Verbände in Deutschland auf. The various septic, chemical and gasoline tanks were cleaned out, and the majority of the trash and debris which had been dumped around was removed by 1995. There are plenty of Nazi Eagles still visible in other parts of Krampnitz, most notibally on the large riding halls and in the Officers Casino – so the Soviets clearly didn’t have a big issue. There would have never been a Kaserne Krampnitz if it weren’t for its predecessor – the Kavallerieschule der Reichswehr in Hannover. This video is unavailable. Verkehrsverbund Potsdam. Darum wirtschaftet die Natur mit dem, schläft bei jenem, und ist beständig im Wechsel." The ground was still poisoned thanks to the trichloroethene accidents, and they had ensure that the area was cleared of dumped munitions. The wastewater pipeline broke several times, causing considerable amounts of untreated wastewater to flow into the Krampnitzsee. Ive still got the daunting task of labeling all those flickr images…. Die Kaserne Vogelsang – auch “Stadt im Wald” genannt – war ein Neubaustandort, projektiert, errichtet und komplett von der DDR bezahlt. was renamed “Schule für Schnelle Truppe” (School for Rapid Troops) and then again renamed in 1943 to “Panzertruppenschule II Krampnitz”. Local residents report of meter-high foam mountains on the Krampnitzsee and of inedible fish that were caught in the lake. From 1983 onwards, Krampnitz was turned into a training barracks in which soldiers were trained for all Soviet army units in the German Democratic Republic. The Cavalry School in Hannover was founded January 1, 1920 as a successor to the Prussian Military Institute in accordance with the Versailles Treaty (which demanded a general demilitarisation of Germany). After the end of the Second World War, the Allies – and especially the Soviets started a mad scramble to repurpose former Nazi Military installations. Kaserne Krampnitz had 5 entrances, the representative gate square with a tower on Krampnitzsee, a driveway northeast of it, through which the heating plant could be accessed directly, and a driveway to the cavalry school in the southwest. Interestingly enough, the civilian employees who worked at the Krampnitz Kaserne and lived in purpose built houses just outside of the Kaserne were initially allowed to stay – as it turned out the Soviets had good use for their skills. In addition, the School trained ensigns (who were about to be promoted to Officers) in weapons technology. Between the 1980 and 1989, another boiler house as well as a central laundry were built. Browse 137 photos & 13 insider tips—and get there with komoot! Ironically, Kaserne Krampnitz was still considered spacious compared to Barracks in the USSR – as it was common for a dorm to hold 100 to 150 soldiers, whereas at the Kaserne Krampnitz it was 25-40 people per dorm. This was largely thanks to a decoy installation at the Fahrländer See, which took off the attention of the Kaserne. Concepts were fleshed out by 2018, and now plans have been set in motion to build homes and offices for around 10,000 people. More reading: Wikipedia Article Located at 52.05, 13.38 (Lat. For years locals had complained about the water pollution from the barracks. Neukladower Allee Potsdam Kirschallee Verkehrsverbund Potsdam. At the same time three dormitories and four 5 storey apartment blocks were built on the northern and western ends. After all civilians had been removed, the Soviets erected a wall around the “village” and incorporated it into the Military Base (though they only began using the houses themselves much later). Zu sehen sind Aufnahmen aus verlassenen russischen Kasernen im Raum Leipzig-Gohlis. A three storey gatehouse marks the entrance to this section of the Kaserne and lead to a modern workshop and an garage complex with 16 motor halls. Even the Russian Embassy in Berlin has Nazi Eagle light fixtures installed (albeit turned around as a sign of disrespect to the Nazis). 39–41 untergebracht (am Schloss Charlottenburg, bis 2005 Ägyptisches Museum), vorher waren sie in Bürgerquartieren in der Nähe des Schlosses untergebracht. Ironically, this isn’t the only place to see the. All Rights Reserved, Kaserne Krampnitz’s predecessor in Hannover, Construction of the Heeres Reit- und Fahrschule und Kavallerieschule Krampnitz, By the Mid 1930’s, theCavalry School in Hannover wasn’t quite enough for the grand plans of the Nazi regime. Watch Queue Queue. House 2 houses a museum, while House 1 offers Russian specialties and free Wi-Fi. Even the Russian Embassy in Berlin has Nazi Eagle light fixtures installed (albeit turned around as a sign of disrespect to the Nazis). Id assume that the security (private white van security) is patrolling the area again, so do be carefull. The Heeres-Reitschule Krampnitz, also known as Kaserne Krampnitz was built between 1935 and 1937. Great post mate! Brandenburg ... Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F088955-0019, Gardelegen, russische Kaserne, Gefängnishof.jpg 800 × 529; 63 KB. The Russian colony Alexandrowka lies in the north of Potsdam and was created for the last twelve Russian singers of a choir consisting of 62 soldiers on behalf of King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia. great post, very informative, superb pictures! The Heeres Reitschule Krampnitz outside of Potsdam was planned for a troop strength of 3,700 men, 1,800 horses as well as housing 450 families. Another large building complex which would have included an auditorium, gymnasium and swimming pool was planned to the west – though that as well was never built. Kaserne Krampnitz – a small Soviet city The 10th Guards Uralsko-Lvovskaya Tank Division was the first unit to move into the Kaserne Krampnitz in 1945, but it only stayed until 1983 when it was moved to Magdeburg. Mike Weise is on Facebook. The 10th Guards Uralsko-Lvovskaya Tank Division was the first unit to move into the Kaserne Krampnitz in 1945, but it only stayed until 1983 when it was moved to Magdeburg. Adding to the argument that it was probably fake was that many war movies were filmed here, so it might just be a very convincing move prop. route 697. The Russian colony Alexandrowka was created by Friedrich Wilhelm III in 1826 for the last singer of a soldier's choir and today is one of Potsdam's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Never letting a good Wehrmacht or Luftwaffe base go to waste – the Soviets inadvertently ended up with a luxury military barracks – the “Heeres Reit- und Fahrschule und Kavallerieschule Krampnitz“ (also known as Kaserne Krampnitz) in their sphere of influence. these pictures really touch my heart. Thanks! EN. ghostcity vogelsang – a russian barack as urbexart hotspot. cheers mate! Flickr photos, groups, and tags related to the "krampnitz" Flickr tag. Sie bezogen die ehemalige Kaserne der 3. [12] Die unterstellten Truppenteile sind in den Ländern Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Brandenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license. Fuel depots were added in 1959, while four tank washing and repair facilities were constructed by 1969. Four new units moved in which included the staff of a division based in, And unlike other more secretive Soviet Military installations such as the, Feeling the winds of change within the Soviet Union, the Russians slowly started calling back thei. … route 697. The Russian colony Alexandrowka was created by Friedrich Wilhelm III in 1826 for the last singer of a soldier's choir and today is one of Potsdam's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. On the eastern edge close to the Krampnitzsee are the representative buildings – namely the Officers Casino, three officers’ dormitories, three ensign buildings, the staff building and two buildings for the lower enlisted men. Sowjetische Hinterlassenschaften in Berlin und Brandenburg [Morré, Jörg, Büttner, Stefan] on Amazon.com. This Tank unit was also one of the Units used to brutally surpress the East German uprising in 1952. To achieve this, the Nazis hired an old acquaintance – the architect Robert Kisch. alexandrowka.de de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandrowka_(Potsdam) alexandrowka-haus1.de, You will be treated nicely, delicious Chai, In the restoration, there are delicious Russian specialties and you sit very comfortably. thank you so much for your kind words! 2013, the city of Potsdam decided to finally do something about the abandoned Kaserne Krampnitz at the gates of the city – and started developing an urbanisation plan. Thanks Dude! Like in fairy tales. More information: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandrowka_(Potsdam). There are still some places like this left in Berlin which are a bit more accessible as well. A large east-west axis fans out from the central three-story officer’s building to the west through team buildings, the central riding arena and a large riding hall and stable yard; 15 riding halls were original planned, though only 9 of them were built. All public transit changes due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) are updated in the Moovit app. Four of the Swastikas in the corners were tiled up – but still visible in the right light. Worth for anyone who wants to experience a piece of Russia without going to Russia. Kaserne Krampnitz, Potsdamer Chaussee, 14476 Potsdam. There are benches on the streets for a break. By 2020, much of the overgrowth has been cleared, allowing us a full view of the buildings probably not seen since the Soviets left. From 1945 until 1991,, the Soviet 10th Guards Uralsko-Lvovskaya Tank Division as well as anti-aircraft regiment and two tank and gunner training regiments made Kaserne Krampnitz their base. Interactive map of Spechthausen. Krampnitz had a department store, a fruit and vegetable shop, an East German Delikat shop with western products, a kindergarten and a school, two cinemas, four sports fields and a bath house. Six team and two farm buildings are grouped around the central riding arena. It merged into the Amt Unterspreewald on 1 January 2013. … Four new units moved in which included the staff of a division based in Döberitz, an anti-aircraft regiment and two tank and gunner training regiments. Over time, copper thieves, treasures hunters, neo nazis and general idiots left their traces in Krampnitz – destroying, stealing and generally causing mayhem wherever they could. thanks for sharing. 697. The first to leave Krampnitz was the Tank training Regiment in 1989, followed by the motor rifle troops in 1990 – which meant that by this time, Kaserne Krampnitz was already half empty. Den zweiten erwischte unsere Pak auf den Bahnschienen, der dritte bekam 100 m weiter einen Volltreffer. Local companies from Potsdam received numerous orders from the Soviets, and School classes from Potsdam were regularly invited to the casino for German-Soviet friendship events. Learn how your comment data is processed. i shot into a lot of ragged industrie areas since the beginning of my photographic career – but this one surely is the best i ever saw- mate- i’m speechless…. By the Mid 1930’s, theCavalry School in Hannover wasn’t quite enough for the grand plans of the Nazi regime. This Tank unit was also one of the Units used to brutally surpress the East German uprising in 1952. After its completion in 1990, there was another accident when a faulty constructed damm broke and large amounts of waste water poured into the Krampnitzsee. Copyright © 2020 Digital Cosmonaut. This changed from 1946 onwards when the first homes were “evacuated”, which continued until 1952. Ab dem 1. Feeling the winds of change within the Soviet Union, the Russians slowly started calling back their troops. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Deals Store New Releases Gift Ideas Customer Service Electronics Home Books Coupons Computers Gift Cards Sell Registry Search. Verkehrsverbund Potsdam. An accident occurred, and 500kg of trichloroethene seeped into the ground, poisoning it for decades. Auf diesen Seiten finden Sie alle Informationen zum Feldzug in Afrika von 1941 - 1943 des deutschen Afrikakorps. The Soviets had 6,000 soldiers, 1,500 family members and civilian employees stationed at Krampnitz. As mentioned previously, riders from the Cavalry School were very successful on the international stage – so it was envisioned to house the “national team” at Krampnitz as well as to offer space to visiting international teams. So not only did the amount of buildings tripple, the Krampnitz now also housed double the amount of people planned in 1937. Die Ruhepause bei Rastenburg war eine stille Vorbereitung für weitere Kämpfe. The Wehrmacht planned for a new Cavalry School but sought to include it as an expansion of the already existing military facilities in Döberitz/Potsdam – which already contained numerous barracks (like the, Kaserne Krampnitz was never meant to be just an ordinary Military Barracks – it was envisioned to be both representative of Germanys Cavalry traditions, but also modern and forward looking, a well as serving as a role model both within Germany and to the outside world. Also, I hope they don’t demolish eveyrhting so soon. The laundry facility which was constructed in 1987 proved to be an environmental catastrophe. To achieve this, the Nazis hired an old acquaintance – the architect, In 1941 the Heeresreitschule Krampnitz – or to use its official name Heeres Reit- und Fahrschule und Kavallerieschule Krampnitz.