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Der Erfinder der Weltzeituhr: „Das Abenteuer meines Lebens“

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Der Aufbau der Weltzeituhr im Jahr 1969. Erich John steht in der ersten Reihe ganz links.

Der Aufbau der Weltzeituhr im Jahr 1969. Erich John steht in der ersten Reihe ganz links.

Foto: Maurizio Gambarini / FUNKE Foto Services

Erich John übergab am 30. September 1969 die Schlüssel für die Weltzeituhr. Nun bekommt er das Verdienstkreuz verliehen.

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Dachboden wie ein Museum

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