FIGHTER GENERAL : THE LIFE OF ADOLF GALLAND ' THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY.

Toliver, Col. R. F. &. Constable, T. J.


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Schiffer, Atglen, 1st Eng., lang., ed., 1999. 221 pp., 10 cold., plates + numerous b&w photo-ills. D.j., marbled e.p.'s, 29 x 22cm. FINE. Adolf Galland began World War II in Poland, as a lieutenant and squadron commander, flying obsolescent biplanes. He ended the war as a Lieutenant General ' and was again a squadron commander ' this time flying Me262 jet fighters. In all of aviation history there is no comparable rise and fall by a fighter pilot. The most famous German ace and fighter leader of his generation, Galland's story is simultaneously that of the Luftwaffe Fighter Arm, in which he served from foundation to finish. Profusely illustrated.


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