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Rolf Wenkhaus (1917–1942)

Rolf Wenkhaus was born on September 9, 1917 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Emil und die Detektive (1931), S.A.-Mann Brand (1933) and Spoiling the Game (1932). He died on January 31, 1942 in Ireland. See full bio »


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Emil und die Detektive
Emil und die Detektive Emil Tischbein
S.A.-Mann Brand
S.A.-Mann Brand Erich Lohner
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Rolf Wenkhaus was among an entire crew of six killed when their plane, a Focke-Wulf Fw 200 "Condor," was shot down during World War II. The Condor was a four-engine bomber that specialized in attacking shipping. Wenkhuas's plane, with identification code F8 MH 0093, was shot down January 31, 1942, off the coast of Bloody Foreland, County Donegal, Ireland by the HMS Genista, a Flower-class ... See more »

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