General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

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General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

Post by ttvon » 29 Nov 2011 01:40

Hi,
There is a DVD
http://www.panzerbook.com/dvdvideo/dvd-37.htm

Is it Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager with General Edwin Graf von Rothkirch und Trach?

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Post by AlifRafikKhan » 29 Nov 2011 13:33

Hi ttvon. I have the video, and I believe this is Leopold Graf von Rothkirch und Trach, son of the general...

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Re: Philipp von Boeselager passed away

Post by ttvon » 29 Nov 2011 13:55

Hi,
Thank you very much.
Do you have any information and pics of his son-Leopold Graf von Rothkirch und Trach?
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Post by AlifRafikKhan » 29 Nov 2011 14:06

For his bio you can check out this link: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leopold_Gr ... _und_Trach

For his pic (as an old man and primary source for the video) there's exist in the video itself, but I don't know how to capture the image from video... :cry:

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Re: General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

Post by ttvon » 29 Nov 2011 15:34

Hi,
Thank you.
But what rank is he when ww2 ended?
Which Division is he in?

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Re: Philipp von Boeselager passed away

Post by Matteus » 30 Nov 2011 02:01

AlifRafikKhan wrote: I don't know how to capture the image from video... :cry:
hi Alif,
try this one:
http://www.gadwin.com/printscreen/


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Re: General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 30 Nov 2011 02:22

Thank you Matteus. Finally I can captured some of the clips which showed Leopold 'Poldi' Graf von Rothkirch und Trach with his father. This is Poldi in 1940, smiling after inspected knocked-out French tank with "Madagascar" inscription on the hull...
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Post by AlifRafikKhan » 30 Nov 2011 02:26

General Edwin Graf von Rothkirch und Trach visited his son Poldi (now as a panzer Leutnant) in October 1943. Interestingly enough, Edwin used Fieseler Fi 156 'Torch' for the ride. Maybe he must went back again to the front shortly after... :roll:
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Re: General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 30 Nov 2011 02:28

Poldi before driving a staff car. We can see clearly his Panzervernichtungsabzeichen on his right arm!
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Post by AlifRafikKhan » 30 Nov 2011 02:29

And this is old Poldi being interviewed...
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Re: General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

Post by ttvon » 30 Nov 2011 05:34

Hi,
Thank you.
When and where is the colour pic which I posted taken?
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Re: General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

Post by ttvon » 01 Dec 2011 03:05

But what is the relationship between this DVD with Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager?

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Re: General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 03 Dec 2011 08:27

I don't know ttvon, because the narration is in German. There's also interview with old Boeselager in the vid...

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Re: General Graf von Rothkirch und Trach and his son

Post by offizier1916 » 20 Jun 2016 20:46

ttvon wrote:Hi,
Thank you.
When and where is the colour pic which I posted taken?
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Hallo,

I think the photo was taken during the french campaign.. Graf von Rothkirch and his son visited Verdun (?) i think.

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