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7 Souvenirs of August

Traditional Geocache

Hogan's Heroes .....

A cache by Rattledbox
Hidden : 5/7/2011
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is named after one of my favorite sitcoms and below is a little verb. about it and a picture that has a hint for the find of this small container....
Please place the cache in it original location so the next cachers have the same find as you!!!
There is a FTF coin to Pass to the next FTF to seed another.....

About Hogan's Heroes:
Hogan's Heroes, the barracks sitcom produced by Bing Crosby's company, premiered on CBS on Sept. 17, 1965, and ran in prime time until July 4, 1971. Set in Dusseldorf in the middle of World War II, the premise is that American prisoners of war would have no desire to escape from a German prison camp if they could use their superior intelligence to aid other allies in escaping, while making their surroundings as comfortable as a luxury resort. Naturally, in order to accomplish all this, the Nazis running the camp, which included the Commandant, Colonel Klink (Werner Klemperer), and his main prison guard, Sgt. Schultz (John Banner), would have to be fairly incompetent.

Because the depiction of these befuddled officers bears little resemblance to the way real-life Nazis behaved, Hogan's Heroes has always been surrounded in controversy. Objections have been raised since the series first aired concerning the treatment of German soldiers as lovable buffoons.

But, much of the show's popularity has always had more to do with the characterization of the American soldiers, particularly the suave, coolly intelligent Colonel Robert Hogan (Bob Crane). Hogan leads his multi-ethnic band of men on a never-ending series of comic capers, all of which have the express purpose of defeating the enemy in the most humiliating way possible. The show's humor is also largely dependent on the idiocy of Col. Klink and Sgt. Schultz who, in spite of their relentless bravado, are nothing more than putty in the hands of a soldier as clever as Hogan.
Under Stalag 13 are placed several underground tunnels. These tunnels have been created by the prisoner through the removal of tons of dirt from under the camp. The tunnels are located located throughout the camp, where they lead to such places as the barracks, Klink's office and the cooler, or outside of the camp via the tree tunnel entrance. Inside the tunnels is a radio room where the radio which the prisoners use to stay in touch with London is hidden, a weapons locker for weapons and a clothing locker which contains the costumes that the prisoners would wear as disguises for certain dangerous missions. Also under the tunnels is Carter's lab, where he would conduct his experiments to create explosives for missions. There are also areas inside the tunnels where those who are being helped to escape Germany would be kept until a way is found to help get them to the next point on their journey.

CONGRATS FOR THE CO FTF:

Skullhammers & Treeco2003

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

!!!!gengf rug fv rehgpvc rug rqhgvgyn 02- qan av 056 ghboN
Hc gur jngresnyy naq gb gur byq 3eq jneq oevpxf naq hc jura vg fgnegf ....
Fvyire ovfba ghor ghpxrq va

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum