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Adolf "Dolfo" Galland. 104 aerial victories. Awardeds of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds.

Awardeds of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds.

Perhaps the most famous of Germany's WW2 fighter aces,  Operating over Britain from the Pas de Calais, by the end of the year he had reached 58 victories.  In November 1941, after his 94th victory he was promoted to General der Jagdflieger - overall commander of the Luftwaffe's fighter arm.

General Adolf Galland - Individuals - Aviation Art by Geoff Nutkins

Adolf Galland - Hitler's Fighter Pilot, Battle of Britain

■ GL Adolf Galland - RKESB - Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter" I met Adolf Galland in 1977 at a book signing.

Obersturmführer Fritz Rentrop from 2nd SS Das Reich Division who won the Knight’s Cross in October 1941

Obersturmführer Fritz Rentrop from SS Das Reich Division who won the Knight’s Cross in October 1941

Günther Prien 1908-1941

The postcards of Röhr Verlag, Magdeburg, focused on the knight cross holders with oak leaves of the airforce (Luftwaffe) en navy (Kriegsmari.

Werner Baumbach (27 December 1916 – 20 October 1953) was a bomber pilot in the German Luftwaffe during World War II. In 1942, he started working on new bomber designs where he helped design the composite bomber system Mistel. In 1944 he commanded the newly formed Kampfgeschwader 200 (KG 200) and was in charge of all Luftwaffe special missions. He received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords for the destruction of over 300,000 gross register tons of allied…

Werner Baumbach December 1916 – 20 October was a bomber pilot in the…

✠ Gunther Radusch (11 November 1912 - 29 July 1988) RK 29.08.1943 Major Kdr II./NJG 3 06.04.1944 [444. EL] Major Kommodore NJG 5

Now let’s learn something more about the pilots of the three versions included in the Wings of Glory Airplane Packs: th.

✠ Erich Rudorffer (1 November 1917 - ) RK 01.05.1941 Leutnant Flugzeugführer i. d. 6./JG 2 + 11.04.1944 [447. EL] Hauptmann (Kr.O.) Kdr II./JG 54 + 26.01.1945 [126. Sw] Major Kdr II./JG 54

Erich Rudorffer KC/Oakleaves/Swords 222 victories This remarkable man flew both on Western and Eastern fronts, also had 12 kills flying jet vs USAFF. He once engaged over 50 Soviet fighters attacking his airfield in shooting down while the rest fled!

Oberstleutnant Hans-Karl Stepp (1914-2006), Kommodore Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Ritterkreuz 04.02.1942, Eichenlaub (462) 27.04.1944

Oberstleutnant Hans-Karl Stepp (1914-2006), Kommodore Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Ritterkreuz 04.02.1942, Eichenlaub (462) 27.04.1944

Josef Grohé (6 November 1902 - 27 December 1987), German Nazi Party official, was born in Gemünden im Hunsrück as the son of a shopkeeper. He finished secondary school in 1919 and worked as a clerk in the hardware industry. He joined the Nazi Party in 1922, and was co-founder of the Nazi organization in Cologne and founder of its newspaper, the Westdeutscher Beobachter.  After the war, Grohé remained dedicated to the Nazi cause for the rest of his life.

Josef Grohé (6 November 1902 - 27 December 1987), German Nazi Party official, was born in Gemünden im Hunsrück as the son of a shopkeeper. He finished secondary school in 1919 and worked as a clerk in the hardware industry. He joined the Nazi Party in 1922, and was co-founder of the Nazi organization in Cologne and founder of its newspaper, the Westdeutscher Beobachter. After the war, Grohé remained dedicated to the Nazi cause for the rest of his life.

Bismarck at sea 1941.

Bismarck at sea 1941.

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