Post PicturesThe Rod & Gun Club
The Rod & Gun club patch 1972.
Rod & Gun Club
The Babenhausen Rod & Gun club was on the outside of post,
on the woods edge on the „pool table“ training site.
The Rod & Gun club then featured:
Back in1972 a soda pop cost .5 c and a cheeseburger
was .25 c., so a family could eat out for 2-3$.
As a kid I was the “pull boy” at the skeet site for the shooters and collected all missed clay pidgins afterwards, some shooters payed me 25c some only 5c (these cheapskates).
The highlite was when the Army was at the rifle range, we collected the casings and clips after they were gone.
The Rod and Gun club was closed sometime in the late 70’s or early 80’s, at that time there were R&G clubs in A’Burg-Hanau-Darmstadt-Rhein Main AFB just to name a few.
to the right of the ranges was the mini golf course
the Hawk site was in the background.
The Kaserne is far behind to the left.
Portions of the Hawk site and Kaserne can be seen behind us.
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