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Adolf Galland

David Baker

Adolf Galland

The Authorized Biography

by David Baker

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Presidio Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9850174M
    ISBN 100891416110
    ISBN 109780891416111


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Adolf Galland was a very capable fighter pilot and a great leader. His book highlights his intellect, honesty, tactical ability and frank opinions on the state of the Luftwaffe and it's place within the German war machine and the Nazi leadership. He offers very matter of fact accounts of how the Luftwaffe functioned during the war as well as /5().

This book details Adolf Galland's helm as Major-General of the Luftwaffe. Galland's frustration at Hitler and Adolf Galland book ineptitude pours forth, and I found myself almost feeling sorry for Germany in the final days. Galland gives his impressions of all facets including his dogfights against the English and the Americans, and his experiences in /5.

Adolf Galland was a very capable fighter pilot and a great leader. His book highlights his intellect, honesty, tactical ability and frank opinions on the state of the Luftwaffe and it's place within the German war machine and the Nazi leadership.

He offers very matter of fact accounts of how the Luftwaffe functioned during the war as well as /5(). Adolf Galland book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This biography is the life story of Germany's most famous World War II /5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The First and The Last by Adolf Galland at Barnes & Noble.

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Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland ( ) was a German Luftwaffe General and one of the greatest flying aces of World War II. He flew /5(5). Buy The First and the Last by Galland, Adolf (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Adolf Galland, in full Adolf Joseph Ferdinand Galland, (born MaWesterholt, near Recklinghausen, Ger.—died Feb.

9,Oberwinter), German fighter ace and officer who commanded the fighter forces of the Luftwaffe (German air force) during World War II.

The son of an estate bailiff of French descent, Galland became a skillful glider pilot before age. The first and the last: the rise and fall of the German fighter forces, by Adolf Adolf Galland book (Book) editions published between and in 8 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The First and The Last by Adolf Galland by Adolf Galland at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Upfront. Born in Adolf Galland became the youngest "General der Jagdflieger" (General of Fighters) in November at the age of One of Germany's best known Luftwaffe Aces with "kills", Galland was also famous for his alleged remark "give me a staffel of Spitfires".

Adolf Galland book Adolf Galland was a very capable fighter pilot and a great leader. His book highlights his intellect, honesty, tactical ability and frank opinions on the state of the Luftwaffe and it's place within the German war machine and the Nazi leadership/5().

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Get this from a library. Adolf Galland: the authorised biography. [David Baker; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- "Adolf Galland was the most famous German fighter pilot of World War II, and until his death in February he was the last surviving senior German combat commander of that war.

An "ace" pilot with. Yet another view of World War II from the German lines, this time an aerial one,- that of the man who acted as General of the Fighting Arm of the Luftwaffe under Goering.

Galland reviews the war from the Battle of Britain to the downfall. He relates his battle with Hitler to use the fighter as a defensive weapon while Hitler concentrated on his ideal of the Blitz Bomber; he. The first and the last: the rise and fall of the German fighter fores by Galland, Adolf.

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Read unlimited* books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. A fearless leader with victories to his name, Galland was a legendary hero in Germany's Luftwaffe. About this Item: Typed letter signed, one page, 8,25 x 11,75 inch, `Adolf Galland - Generalleutnant A.D.` letterhead, Bonn,in German, reply letter to Mr.

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Legendary German fighter ace Adolf Galland fought Allied pilots in the air and inept Nazi leaders on the ground. With his slicked-back black hair and matching mustache, broken nose and perennial cigar, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland was the personification of the Luftwaffe fighter arm during World War : Guy Aceto.

This book is the benchmark of World War II Luftwaffe studies, written by the man who commanded the Fighter Force from Dec. Jan Galland was not just a warrior and ace, but an innovator who constantly battled with Goering and Hitler over the fate of their nation/5(4).

This book is invaluable as a behind the scenes look at world war 2. Particularly the aerial warfare, and politics that went behind the strategies of Germany's air force. Author Adolf Galland gives a good description of his conversations with Hermann Goering, as well as his own air battles/5(18).

Adolf Galland was born in Westerholt, Recklinghausen, in He was a son of a well-to-do estate bailiff of French descent. Education Inhe graduated as a pilot at the Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule (German Commercial Flyers' School) in Braunschweig before applying to join the Reichswehr of the Weimar Republic later in the year.

About this Item: Ivy Books/Ballantine, Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. First Thus. Mass-market paperback, Foreword by Adolf Galland, glossy wrappers in gold and red, a photo of three warplanes on front, lightly browned pages including glossy photo section.

Adolf Galland was one of the most identifiable personalities of the Second World War. Mushroom Model Magazine Special’s newest book, “Adolf Galland” by Robert Michulec and Donald Caldwell, traces the famous pilot’s career from his early years flying Henschel Heinkel He 59 and Henschel Hs biplanes, to his best-known role as a fighter ace during the Battle of Britain.

The book tells the story of Adolf Galland's life from his birth in to his death in As would be expected the books focuses primarily on Galland's activities in WWII as a German pilot first in the Spanish Civil War and follows his amazing career through his promotion to Inspector General of German Fighter Forces and his work with the /5(4).

Adolf Galland was the most famous German fighter pilot of World War II, and until his death in February he was the last surviving senior German combat commander of that war. An "ace" pilot with more than air-to-air victories in the West, he was also the last living recipient of the supreme decoration for gallantry and leadership - the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords.

Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland ( ) was a German Luftwaffe General and one of the greatest flying aces of World War II. He flew combat missions, and fought on the Western and the Defence of the Reich fronts/5(20).

Adolf Galland was born inin Westphalia, the son of an estate manager and the descendant of 17th-century Huguenot refugees. Accepted by a commercial aviation school in Author: JOHN CROSSLAND.

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A fearless leader with victories to his name, Galland was a legendary hero in Germany's Luftwaffe. Now he offers an insider's look at the division's triumphs in Poland and France and the last desperate battle to save the Reich. "The clearest picture yet of how the Germans lost their war in the air"Time.

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The most famous and probably best known fighter pilot outside the Germany Luftwaffe was Adolf Galland. Many people perceive him as the greatest German ace ever, but Galland believed this title.

Jan 6, - Explore jenkearns69's board "Adolf Galland" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Adolf galland, Luftwaffe pilot, Luftwaffe pins. Galland, Adolf “Dolfo”, born in Westerholt, the second of four sons of a farmer, became a glider pilot in before he joined the Lufthansa.

Galland did in high school baccalaureate Buer Hindenburg in and joined the school of. ADOLF GALLAND and JAMES H.

DOOLITTLE Decorated World War II Aces meet. Photograph signed: "Adolf Galland" and "J.H. Doolittle". Color, 6¾x5, thought to have been taken c German Ace GALLAND is credited with downing enemy aircraft. read more.

InGalland published his memoir, The First and the Last, which was well received, even by his former enemies (the book was translated into 14 languages and sold millions of copies). Adolf Galland died February 9,a little more than a month before his 84th birthday.

Adolf Galland: Battle of Britain. Born in Adolf Galland became the youngest "General der Jagdflieger" (General of Fighters) in November at the age of One of Germany's best known Luftwaffe Aces with "kills", Galland was also famous for his alleged remark "give me a staffel of Spitfires".

This remark was allegedly made during the actual Battle of Britain in Occupation: Miscellaneous Crew.Galland's cigar lighter modification is a verified fact - see David Baker's Adolf Galland the Authorised Biography. Galland allowed himself this luxury on all of his personal aircraft and was rarely seen without a cigar in his mouth!

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