100th Anniversary
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Germany was represented by 840 Scouts of which 430 from Deutsche Pfadfinderschaft St. Georg, 220 from Federal German Scouts and 190 from Christian Scouts Association of Germany with Dr. Friedrich Kronenberg, President of the Ring Deutscher Pfadfinderbunde, as the Contingent Leader.

The Contingent traveled from Dusseldorf to Brindisi, Italy by rail and from there to Patras, Greece by boat “Egnatia”.

The German Contingent participated in all the competitions at the Jamboree and also put up a nice show at the Athens Stadium in connection with the Nations Display and performed very well the mask play “Dance of Demons” and the shadow play with the theme “a man should have faith”.

Hienz Schiffleis, Bundessekretar, Deutsche Pfadfinderschaft St. Georg.

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