January 2011 Extra Mailbag Items
Retired German Officer Eberhard Boeck enjoys the July 2010 issue of Armchair General at his home in Verden an der Aller, Germany. Boeck, whose father was killed during the Battle of Stalingrad in World War II, entered the German Army in 1959. He spent the majority of his career serving in various leadership positions in the artillery field. In 1991 he was transfered to the Territoral Army where he became commander of a Regional Defense Command. He retired from the Army in 1994 and is now involved in cultural affairs and management. He is also a member of the city council.