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[HoS] Who Are These Heroes
[HoS] Who Are These Guys Posted on [30/04/2021] à 07:08

Thanks to Idiots.Inc for making a first pass at this list. Apologies to him for deleting his thread on the HoN list and moving it here.


USSR


Kaptain Dolph Dragonov – Dragonov(Dolph Lundgren), Rocky IV

Danilov – Danilov(Joseph Fiennes), Enemy at the Gates

Tania Chernova – Tania(Rachel Weisz), Enemy at the Gates; Historical figure

Mariya OktyabrskayaHistorical Figure

Papa Kulikov – Kulikov(Ron Perlman), Enemy at the Gates

Sasha – Backer

Vasily Zaytzev – Vasily(Jude Law), Enemy at the Gates; Historical Figure


German


Herman HothHistorical Figure

Steiner – Steiner (James Coburn), Cross of Iron

Simon Gruber – Simon (Jeremy Irons), Die Hard 3

Hans Olt Maedi – unknown

David Kintz – unknown, La Grande Vadrouille

Sthaler – Joachim Peiper, Historical Figure

Major Koenig – Koenig (Ed Harris), Enemy at the Gates; Folk Figure


bartdevuyst mentioned:


Kintz is a friend of DPG, if I recall correctly, but the pumpkins are a reference to a Louis De Funès movie, La Grande Vadrouille.


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[HoS] Who Are These Heroes Posted on [30/04/2021] à 10:15

The pumpkin scene in question:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HypuXry4XKA


La Grande Vadrouille (lit. The Great Stroll) is a monument of French cinema. This comedy follows to hapless Frenchmen trying to help downed RAF pilots escape from occupied France.


Another cult scene : when they stumble in the birthday party for wehrmacht officers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2r6Id0tGSM


[HoS] Who Are These Heroes Posted on [30/04/2021] à 10:18

Stahler might be Joachim Peiper?


https://www.wikiwand.com/nl/Joachim_Peiper



The illustration used on Stahler's Recruitment Tile is an adaption of the War Bond card from Joachim Peiper at least.




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[HoS] Who Are These Heroes Posted on [30/04/2021] à 22:06

Quote from bartdevuyst on [30/04/2021] à 10:18

Stahler might be Joachim Peiper?


Good point. Odd that DPG did not just use the historical name…


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