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US Sends 800 New Tanks to Germany

The United States has decided to deploy 800 new battle tanks in Europe. Some of them will probably be stationed in the Bavarian town of Grafenwoehr.  This was reported in the Friday edition of the “Münchner Merkur” which cites a letter from German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen (CDU) to the Vice-President of the Bundestag Johannes Singhammer (CSU).

“US President Barack Obama has ordered the deployment of 800 tracked and wheeled vehicles. Some of which are to be stationed in the Bavarian town of Grafenwoehr close to the former inner German border.” The “Münchner Merkur” quotes from German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen`s (CDU) written reply to a query from Vice President of the Bundestag Johannes Singhammer (CSU)….

US Sends 800 New Tanks to Germany