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He later became the Director of the Airforce Academy of the German Democratic Republic in the rank of an Oberst ("Colonel"), following the reunion of Germany he refused to be transferred to the (West) German Bundeswehr. He is currently working in private industries.
- Hall, Rex; Shayler, David; Vis, Bert (2005). Russia's cosmonauts: inside the Yuri Gagarin Training Center. Birkhäuser. p. 208. ISBN 978-0-387-21894-6. Retrieved 2010-03-22.
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