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The Last German Veteran

Discussion in 'World War One Forum' started by Dave War44, Jan 26, 2008.

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  1. Dave War44

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    Nice find Dave, its sad for this mans family that the country ignore such a feat after all it is history?
    Also it is unbelievable that both he and his wife should live beyond 100, this itself should be a record. :wtf:
     
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    Yes, very sad. 'Gotta admit I was shocked to learn Germany keeps no record of its war veterans...after all there is surely no shame in merely serving your country...
     
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    I find it hard to believe that it took almost 4 weeks for His death to be reported. Oh dear. If only these 'Genuine Heroes' were treat with the same honour the Americans treat their veterans.....Sad day. A very sad day.
     
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    Shame to hear, but it's a nice age to die on! In a couple of years the same will happen with the last World War II veterans.:down:
     
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    You know it isn't surprising, sad but not surprising at all. I think that most of our vets get forgotten about as well as their family. Which is a shame. I don't understand why the government isn't as loyal as our war heros are. It tears me apart to know to that it's like that and I hope that one day it changes.
     
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    Sad. More history has been lost! May the old man rest now in peace.
    Jasmor58
     
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    History is what it is, history! To me it looks as thou Germany of today is embarrassed of its past?
     

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