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Bert Trautmann RIP

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    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Just heard that on the way home.

    Bob Wilson gave a brief interview because Trautmann was his idol. Wilson lost two brothers in the RAF in WW2 and his father who also fought in WW1 couldn't understand Wilson's 'hero worship' for a prisoner of war.

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    A genuine Football hardman , as he would be being an ex Ostfront Fallschirmjager , the modern overpaid ,spolit brat ,powder puff players please take note !!

    RIP Bert.
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    Heard about this on the way home, RIP. For those in the UK there is a documentary about him now showing on Yesterday (freeview 19).


    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    R I P. your kameraden are waiting for you.

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    That is indeed sad news.

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