Below are some photos that I took on my first visit to Hamminkeln in 2007 and my third visit in 2013.
Area HQ - Hamminkeln Station. The original buildings served as a HQ and Dressing Station. Photo 2007
Area HQ - A short walk from the station can be found this memorial put in place on the 50th Anniversary and is on the site where the regiment originally buried its dead. They were removed to the Reichswald War Cemetery post war. Photo 2007
Close up of the inscription on the original memorial. Photo 2007
Area B - The road bridge over the River Issel looking toward the autobahn and Ringenburg. Photo 2007
Area B - The replacement road bridge over the Issel. The original was blown by B Company. Photo 2007
Area B - View towards the autobahn and Ringenburg. Photo 2007
Area S - view of Landing Zone O Photo 2007
Area S - view of Northern part of Landing Zone O. Photo 2007
Part of the Regimental Plot at the Reichswald War Cemetery. Photo 2007
The following pictures were taken in July 2013.
Area HQ. The 52nd Memorial. Things have changed quite a lot since 2007 including a new plaque. Photo 2013.
The replacement plaque. Photo 2013
Area HQ. Looking toward Hamminkeln Railway Station. Photo 2013.
Area A Looking North. Photo 2013
Area A looking North West. Photo 2013
Area A looking South. Photo 2013
Area B Road Bridge. Photo 2013
Area C Rail Bridge. Photo 2013.
Area C Rail Bridge looking towards autobahn (enemy). Photo 2013.