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Andrews Barracks

The Barracks were named in honor of Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews *.



The compound was located on Finkensteinallee in Lichterfelde a subdistrict of the Steglitz district.
image showing the location of Andrews Barracks on Berlin map


Map of Andrews Barracks.

Pre Occupation Forces History

The compund was originally the Prussian Cadet Academy. During the Third Reich it served as barracks for Hitler's personal bodyguard the Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler.

Occupation Forces History

It was confiscated by the americans in July 1945. On July 4th they officially took over control of their sector there.

Post Occupation Forces History

As for 2005 the former Andrews Barracks complex underwent major changes. Buildings constructed during the occupation persiod were torn down.