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Knights Cross Recipients--an up-date.

Discussion in 'WWII Today' started by C.Evans, May 9, 2001.

  1. Phil

    Phil Member

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    That is very sad news about Arthur Juttner and Carl August Landfermann! :( May they rest in peace.

    Knightmove, according to Artur Becker-Neetz there are at this time approx 10% of the 7361 knights cross recipients still alive, he told me in one of his letters to me.

    Regards
    Phil
     
  2. C.Evans

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    Thanks for that Phil, I had figured it was much lower but around 700++ sounds much much better.
     
  3. charlie don't surf

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    I think it's more, I've read that 1351 knight's cross holders don't have a date of death, while this doesn't mean they are all alive it could give a clue about it.

    Best regards/ Daniel [​IMG]
     
  4. Erich

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    Another Eagle has fallen.......

    Oberfeldwebel Heinz Marquardt passed away this morning of 19 December 2003. RK winner an ace with 121 kills on the Ost front in 320 missions.
     
  5. Arminius

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    in case it helps, my grandfather on my mothers side was: Hauptmann
    Radtke, Werner
    he was one of the last to be awarded and he was never seen again, königsberg was eventually overrun and we always assumed he was killed in a captivity long march or bodily destroyed in that final outpost of german defense.

    Arminius.
     
  6. Paul Errass

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    Thanks for posting,

    Hauptmann Werner Radtke, [​IMG] RK 28/4/1945 Chef 1/Flaksturm Regt 35,

    Do you have anymore information regarding your Grandfather,


    Paul
     
  7. C.Evans

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    Hi Arminius, welcome to the forums and yes, if you have more info on him, please share it with us.

    Best regards--Carl.
     
  8. Phil

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    :( Just read [​IMG] Hauptmann Werner Grodde passed away 07/10/2003
     
  9. Paul Errass

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    Following Ritterkreuztrager have passed away,

    Hauptmann Herbert Kutscha [​IMG] 13/9/2003

    Leutnant Herbert Isachsen [​IMG] 21/10/2003

    Hauptmann Gunter Carsten [​IMG] 31/10/2003

    Oberfeldwebel Johann Boos [​IMG] 20/12/2003

    RIP ,

    Paul
     
  10. C.Evans

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    Damn, :( thank you for this news Paul.
     
  11. Paul Errass

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    Oberstleutnant Thilo Freiherr von Werthern [​IMG] passed away 10/1/2004,

    RIP,

    Paul
     
  12. C.Evans

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    Thank you for this news as well mate.

    May [​IMG] von Werthern rest in peace. :(
     
  13. Paul Errass

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    Oberfeldwebel Josef Schneider [​IMG] passed away on 27/1/2004 he was 91 yrs old,

    RIP,

    Paul
     
  14. C.Evans

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    May he rest in peace. [​IMG]

    Good grief this thread is growing much too rapidly. :( :( :(
     
  15. Phil

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    The following have passed away. :(

    Swords winner Oberstleutnant Hermann Hogeback [​IMG] 15/02/2004

    Major Erich Beine [​IMG] 06/02/2004

    Phil :(

    [ 24. February 2004, 03:34 PM: Message edited by: Phil ]
     
  16. C.Evans

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    May both of those Gentlemen Rest in Peace. [​IMG] :( [​IMG] :(
     
  17. Paul Errass

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    Stuka Swords Winner Major Friedrich Lang [​IMG] passed away 29/12/2003.

    Paul
     
  18. C.Evans

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    Rest In Peace [​IMG] Herr Lang. :(
     
  19. Paul Errass

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    Carl,

    Just found out from the OdR that Oberleutnant Adolf Schmahl [​IMG] the only RKT Resident in the UK passed away on 14/3/2004.

    RIP Herr Schmahl,

    Paul
     
  20. C.Evans

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    Hi Paul, very sorry to hear that.

    May Herr Schmahl [​IMG] Rest in Peace. :(
     

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