Cold War Beer Stein German Antique Military Regimental 7th Army USA 95th AAA Bn. Offered for your collecting pleasure is this interesting cold war era beer stein. The stein is from D Battery of the 95th AAA Gun Battalion.
The lid features a 90mm gun. The stein is named to Mrs. The stein is in near mint condition. The bottom features a lithophane of a naked girl, it has some very faint litho lines.
Colors are vibrant and crisp and in excellent overall condition Don't miss the opportunity to own a great cold war military stein! The 95th AAA Gun Battalion , Regular Army, was activated on Jan 15 1949 at Fort Bliss, TX. The mission assigned at this time was the organization and training of a 90mm Gun Battalion Mobile. Upon completion of ATP training, the Battalion moved to Fort Lewis, Wash. Arriving at its new station on Nov 29 1949.Preparation of personnel for overseas movement was implemented immediately and plans for movement were developed. Training under the ATP was continued until completion of the 28-week training cycle on July 15 1951. The main body of troops departed from Fort Lewis on Aug 16 1951, arriving in EUCOM on Sept 9 1951. Upon arrival in EUCOM, the 95th was assigned to the Seventh Army and attached to the 34th AAA Brigade. Permanent station for the Battalion was at Camp Y-79 (later designated as Coleman Barracks), Mannheim-Sandhofen, Germany.
The balance of 1951 was spent in receiving equipment and retraining of personnel of the Battalion. The Battalion participated in several CPX's and FTX's in Germany during the course of 1952. The annual ATT was admninistered to the Battalion in March 1952.
Two AAA service practices were participated in at the Putlos Firing Range during March and June 1952. During October the Battalion conducted an FA service practise at Grafenwoehr Training Area. On February 7 1952, Lt Col Paul E.Pique assumed command of the Battalion following the relief of LtCol Lyle C. Our definition of mint, is that the stein is in the same condition as it left the factory, with no more than normal indications of wear and with no seriously distracting factory flaws. Normal wear can and should be expected and any wear we deem as distracting will be described. The item "Cold War Beer Stein German Antique Military Regimental 7th Army USA 95th AAA Bn" is in sale since Tuesday, January 29, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany". The seller is "grandantiques" and is located in Belmont, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.