Far off home

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 1:49 | Posted in Denmark, Germany | Leave a comment

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Berlingske Tidende writes about a confused 84 year old German gentleman who had visited his 88 year old cousin somewhere near Bremen and took a wrong turn on his way home to Moers (marked A on the map) close to Duisburg. He was subsequently discovered on a field by a farmer in Nibe (marked B on the map) west of Aalborg in Denmark. That is a good 800 kilometers off home.

The grandpa firmly thought he was still in Germany and it took the farmer and local police some convincing to make him believe he was in Denmark. The senior was unable to give account of most recent events but he remembered more than well having served in German forces somewhere around Leningrad during the war and being wounded for three times. He is spending the night in a nursing home while the police are trying to figure out how to safely get both him and the car back to Moers.


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