Fort Meade honors German, Italian POWs during wreath ceremony

Dec 02, 2022 255

Fort George G. Meade held a joint wreath-laying ceremony last Sunday in memory of the two Italian and 33 German World War II prisoners of war buried at the post cemetery.

Fort Meade Garrison Commander Col. Michael A. Sapp and Command Sgt. Maj. Andre Welch welcomed Rear Adm. Axel Ristau, German Military Attaché, Brig. Gen. Stefano Messina, Italian Military Attaché; and guests to pay tribute to those who did not return home.

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