Photos: German Soldiers honor WWII POWs buried on Fort Knox
By G. Anthonie Riis
January 30, 2019 1 / 4 Lt. Col. Alexander Sauer, German Army liaison officer with the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia, lays a wreath at the grave of Frederick Wolf in Main Post Cemetery at Fort Knox. Seventeen German POWs are buried there. VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 4 Sgt. Maj. Carsten Dreblow, a German Army liaison with U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia, reads the grave marker of Stefan Mollmeier, who died while serving as a POW at Fort Knox. Seventeen German POWs from WWII are buried at Main Post Cemetery here. VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 4 Lt. Col. Alexander Sauer, German Army liaison officer with U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, talks with Dr. Criss Helmkamp, Fort Knox cultural resources manager and Matthew Rector, Fort Knox historic preservation specialist, about the photo taken at an early ceremony for German POWs from WWII interred at Fort Knox's Main Post Cemetery. VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 4 Lt. Col. Alexander Sauer, German liaison officer with the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia, talks with Dr. Criss Helmkamp, Fort Knox cultural resources manager and Matthew Rector, Fort Knox historic preservation specialist, about Korean War veteran and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Ernest Kouma. Kouma is credited with killing 250 enemy combatants, the highest verified toll of any American Soldier in combat. VIEW ORIGINAL
German Army Soldiers, Lt. Col. Alexander Sauer and Sgt. Maj. Carsten Dreblow, with the United States Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning laid a wreath commemorating 17 German WWII POWs who were buried at the Main Post Cemetery on Fort Knox.
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