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    Dr. Ebling



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      Heinrich Hoffmann



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        I *LOVE* this one!

        His name is not part of the address, so I don't know who he is.



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              Georg Bose and Gerhard Gutmacher


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                Heinrich Ahrans




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                  ABOVE: Part of a small group of WWII 507th survivors who met in Goettingen, Germany, in March, 1985. At center front is Wolfgang Koltermann, a German army captain in 1945 and commander of the 3rd Co, 507th Heavy Tank Battalion on March 30, 1945


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                    post #159: Fritz-Adolf Geisendorf

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                      Auno Johannes Kuiri Finnish war hero, displaying many of his medal on this postwar photo.
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                        Larui Allen Törni // Larry Alen Thorne

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                        After being able to join the US Army, corporal Larry Thorne was on my father's Special Forces team around 1954. My dad recalls that Thorne was a known former German soldier and barely spoke any English, but my dad was one of the few SF then whose native language was English. Törni/Thorne was the recipient of Finland's Mannerheim Cross; Germany's EKII, and the US Bronze Star Medal.

                        The helecopter he was flying in (Vietnam) went down in 65, I think, and his body was finally found in 1999 and recovered sometime around 2003. He is interred at Arlington. The book "The Green Berets" mentions Thorne, but I forgot the "pseudonym" that was used. His was the character John Wayne portrayed in the movie version. Although Thorne was a captain when he died ... John Wayne could not be a captain.

                        Thorne was close friends with LTC Aito Keravuori (promoted to COL on the day he retired); my father was Keravuori's S4 in 1966-68.

                        Törni on Wiki

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                          Major Werner Freiherr von Beschwitz's uniform.
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                            Sorry Sepp45,

                            Oberst Werner Freiherr von Beschwitz's uniform.

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                              Harald Nugiseks, Estonian

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                              Nugiseks with a picture of retired general Alexander Einselniga. Harald himself, by the way is also the captain of the Estonian Defence Forces. Of the image, which keeps Nugiseks 1992nd The 50th Legion Adaveres English anniversary of the Estonian Legion flag.


                              Harald Nugiseks (left) Colonel Alfons Rebane in Estonia reburied, Forest Cemetery in June 1999

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                              Google Translate:
                              Life is a mystery, and this, of which we are writing, the
                              more. Let's talk about normal life ebatavalisusest,
                              of a man who became a legend in his lifetime - a man
                              capacity in which the passage was attributed to one of the four Estonian-
                              ber Knight's Cross of the Great War. The man, who has already
                              during his lifetime, is set far away from home, in Canada
                              Cedar valley memorial.
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                                Willi Schludecker



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                                Bomber pilot Willi Schludecker demolished dozens of Georgian buildings in Bath, Somerset, in April 1942 in his Dornier 217E-4. Now 87 years-old and in failing health, his dying wish is to make amends with the city which lost 400 residents in the raid....
                                That photo might be photoshopped ... note the button where his EKII ribbon is .... it's not connected to the right side of the jacket

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