I Lived In Germany

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    I Am An American Who Lived In Germany From 1990 - 1996

    I moved to Germany in 1990 when I was in my twenties. I was not in the military; I moved for love. I met a German guy in the US where I live in NJ and he invited me to live with his family when it was time for him to go back to Germany because he needed to be in the Bundeswehr...
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    2 Responses Jan 18, 2012


    i lived in germany just short of 10 years,first in and around nurnburg for 6 and a half years then baumholder for just  over 3 years.Iloved it. 
    hillbillydaddy hillbillydaddy
    36-40, M
    Dec 9, 2007

    And I Miss It So Bad!

    We were stationed in Germany from early 2003 to early 2006.  I miss it like crazy.  I wish we could go back.  I miss being able to walk to the bakery, and drive to France.  I miss being able to visit my sister in London easily.  I miss the weather, the...
    mj915 mj915
    31-35, F
    Oct 23, 2007

    Lots Of History

    i lived in a town known as Barbarossastadt, more commonly known as Gelnhausen. i arrived in Germany just as they won the world cup in 1990, and the atmosphere, to no ones suprise, was very festive. the Berlin Wall came down while i was living there, and the DDR became Defunct as...
    volvo4444 volvo4444
    41-45, M
    Nov 12, 2010


    I lived in the area around Ludwigshafen am Rhein (right next to Mannheim) from '05-'06. It wasn't the most beautiful city.... but the surrounding areas were! I miss everyone I met there so much! I also miss the Strassenbahns/trains, Heidelberg (!), the food, the Weihnachtsmarkt...
    helosean helosean
    Nov 23, 2008

    1996 -1999 i grew up in dresden Germany.

    It is home i havent lived there for 15 years but i can still speak it fluently have trouble with spelling it though. :(
    justDlight justDlight
    18-21, M
    Jul 13, 2015


    I lived for two years in germany, Darmstadt, Mannheim, Wildflecken. stationed there in the Army. great experience and got fluent while I was there. from 85 to 87 I was in the engineers running heavy equipment. loved the people and the country. (and the beer)
    Rob1863 Rob1863
    46-50, M
    Jan 2, 2008

    Mainz And Bad Aibling

    I spent two summers in Mainz as a teenager, I can't explain how much this impacted me...opened my eyes to the world...seeing other cultures and embracing it all. I loved spending my days at the spielplatz playing soccer with anyone and everyone. Later, in the 90s, when I was in...
    terraincognito terraincognito
    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 18, 2012
    youniqueviatia youniqueviatia
    36-40, F
    Sep 2, 2015
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