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Galland, Adolf, 1912-1996

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Personal name headingGalland, Adolf, 1912-1996
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Associated countryGermany
Birth date1912-03-19
Death date1996-02-09
Place of birthWestphalia (Germany)
Place of deathOberwinter (Germany)
Field of activityWorld War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, German Air warfare Fighter plane combat
Germany. Luftwaffe
AffiliationGermany. Luftwaffe
Profession or occupationFighter pilots Air pilots Air pilots, Military Generals Germany. Luftwaffe--Officers
Military air pilots
Military officers
Found inHis Die Ersten und die Letzten, 1953.
Ace of the Luftwaffe, [2010]: container (Adolf Galland; German ace)
The fighter general, [2010]: container (Adolf Galland; German ace; general of the fighters)
Clash of the legends, [2010]: container (Adolf Galland; German ace)
The New York times, via WWW, January 6, 2017: Adolf Galland, top aviator for the Nazis, is dead at 83, by David Binder, published February 14, 1996 (Luftwaffe pilot; Adolf Galland; top fighter ace of WWII; General Galland died February 9, 1996 at his home in Oberwinter, he was 83; started out the war as a first lieutenant and ended it as a lieutenant general commanding a jet fighter unit; in July 1944 he held the higher rank of General of Fighter Pilots; in February 1935 he entered the Luftwaffe for still-secret combat training, disguised as a civilian pilot; Adolf Joseph Ferdinand Galland was born March 19, 1912 in Westerholt)
Independent, via WWW, January 6, 2017: Obituary: General Adolf Galland, by Josh Crossland, published February 13, 1996 (Adolf Galland; the most famous and dashing of the Luftwaffe aces; ended the war with 104 "kills"; born March 19, 1912 in Westphalia; entered the Luftwaffe in 1935; died February 9, 1996 in Remagen-Oberwinter)
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