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 Post subject: Founder of GSG 9 dead
PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:22 am 
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Ulrich Wegener, first commanding officer of GSG 9 and veteran of Operation "Feuerzauber“, has passed on at the age of eighty-eight. A few new stories to be told on Fiddler‘s Green.

RIP, sir.

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He's right up there with all the other great lawmen.

*salute*

Him, his unit and the Landshut are symbols of a dark time...

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trekchu wrote:
He's right up there with all the other great lawmen.

*salute*

Him, his unit and the Landshut are symbols of a dark time...


I was seven at that time (and went to school about an km away from the GSG9 barracks) but I still remember depressed mood before Mogadishu and the incredible joy when they got the hostages out and killed most of the bastards. For me he isn't a symbol of a dark time but the symbol of winning and breaking the back of the RAF sob's.

There are a few pictures of events which reliably make me tear up. The fall of the wall is one of them. Ben Wisch with his tie down and the events of Mogadishu are another one.

A great man who'll have my gratitude until I die.


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