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Old 26th May 2016, 02:28
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Unhappy Erich Rudorffer

I have just found the sad news of Erich Rudorffer's passing:
http://en.ww2awards.com/person/26122

May he rest in peace...
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Old 26th May 2016, 14:40
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Erich Rudorffer

Hello

This is very sad news indeed. I read that he was last living Eichenlaubträger prior to his death. Does anybody know if this is true? May he rest in peace and be reunited with his comrades that have gone before.

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Old 27th May 2016, 20:06
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Yes, I was really sad to come across the news and I do wish it wasn't true. Poor Erich!
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Old 3rd August 2016, 00:00
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Erich Rudorffer

Hi guys

I should point out that Jörg Wilkening (bakerman) kindly informed me that he was the last surviving Schwerterträger. A sad loss for his country and the aviation community.

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Rest in peace.
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Old 3rd August 2016, 01:56
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Re: Erich Rudorffer

Shame he never wrote his memoirs. HE was born on November 1,1917, so he was 98 yrs young.
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Old 6th August 2016, 09:33
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Re: Erich Rudorffer

Hi Leo

I believe that Heinz Rokker is still alive. He was born on 20th October 1920. Also not an ace but Luftwaffe Kurt Dahlmann born 4th March 1918 maybe still living?

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Old 11th August 2016, 17:12
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Re: Erich Rudorffer

A little wiki research says that Heinz Rokker is still alive and that as of Aug. 4, 2006 - Kurt Dahlmann - a long battle with cancer forced his return to Germany to seek treatment, he presently resides in a public assisted-living facility in Baden-Baden. There is no date of death...so he may still be alive.

Rest in Peace Erich.......
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Old 25th November 2016, 01:44
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Re: Erich Rudorffer

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Erich really lived a very long life on planet Earth for sure. He was one of the last of the great aces to pass away and go to Heaven. A salute to a great German ace and a person who tried to live a healthly life right up to 98 years of life on Earth!

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