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Kussin, Friedrich b. March 1, 1895 d. September 17, 1944 World War II General. German commander of Arnheim during Operation Market Garden. He entered military service on his 18th birthday as a cadet, with the Second Railway Regiment, with whom he participated in World War I, earning the Iron Cross First and Second Class. He was permitted to remain in the army after the war. By the end of the war, he had been promoted to Oberleutnant and then was promoted to Captain in 1926 and Major in 1934, serving as a staff officer. In 1935, he was given command...[Read More] (Bio by: Kenneth Gilbert) Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Ysselsteyn, Ysselsteyn, Venray Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands Plot: BL-6-143
Rosch, Karl-Heinz b. October 3, 1926 d. October 6, 1944 Known as the "Hero with no Glory", Karl-Heinz Rosch saved the lives of 2 little Dutch children, Jan and Toos Kilsdonk, by bringing them to safety just before an allied bombardment. While running back to his fellow soldiers he was hit and died instantly. There is a small statue erected in honor of Rosch in a front garden in Goirle. It is the only statue for a WW2 German Soldier in Europe, maybe even in the whole world. (Bio by: Fred) Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Ysselsteyn, Ysselsteyn, Venray Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands Plot: BF-10-238