✠ Adolf Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) RK 29.07.1940 Major Kdr III./JG 26 + 24.09.1940 [3. EL] Major Kommodore JG 26 + 21.06.1941 [1. Sw] Oberstleutnant Kommodore JG 26 + 28.01.1942 [2. Br] Oberst Kommodore JG 26

✠ Adolf Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) RK 29.07.1940 Major Kdr III./JG 26 + 24.09.1940 [3. EL] Major Kommodore JG 26 + 21.06.1941 [1. Sw] Oberstleutnant Kommodore JG 26 + 28.01.1942 [2. Br] Oberst Kommodore JG 26

✠ Adolf Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) RK 29.07.1940 Major Kdr III./JG 26 + 24.09.1940 [3. EL] Major Kommodore JG 26 + 21.06.1941 [1. Sw] Oberstleutnant Kommodore JG 26 + 28.01.1942 [2. Br] Oberst Kommodore JG 26

✠ Adolf Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) RK 29.07.1940 Major Kdr III./JG 26 + 24.09.1940 [3. EL] Major Kommodore JG 26 + 21.06.1941 [1. Sw] Oberstleutnant Kommodore JG 26 + 28.01.1942 [2. Br] Oberst Kommodore JG 26

✠ Adolf Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) RK 29.07.1940 Major Kdr III./JG 26 + 24.09.1940 [3. EL] Major Kommodore JG 26 + 21.06.1941 [1. Sw] Oberstleutnant Kommodore JG 26 + 28.01.1942 [2. Br] Oberst Kommodore JG 26

✠ Adolf Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) RK 29.07.1940 Major Kdr III./JG 26 + 24.09.1940 [3. EL] Major Kommodore JG 26 + 21.06.1941 [1. Sw] Oberstleutnant Kommodore JG 26 + 28.01.1942 [2. Br] Oberst Kommodore JG 26

Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland (19 Mar 1912 – 9 Feb 1996) was a German Luftwaffe general and flying ace redited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat.[3] He flew 705 combat missions, and fought on the Western and the Defense of the Reich fronts. On four occasions he survived being shot down, and he was credited with 104 aerial victories, all of them against the Western Allies.

Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland (19 Mar 1912 – 9 Feb 1996) was a German Luftwaffe general and flying ace redited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat.[3] He flew 705 combat missions, and fought on the Western and the Defense of the Reich fronts. On four occasions he survived being shot down, and he was credited with 104 aerial victories, all of them against the Western Allies.

Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) was a German Luftwaffe General and flying ace who served throughout World War II in Europe. A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. He flew 705 combat missions, and fought on the Western and the Defence of the Reich fronts. He was credited with 104 aerial victories, all of them against the Western Allies.

Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) was a German Luftwaffe General and flying ace who served throughout World War II in Europe. A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. He flew 705 combat missions, and fought on the Western and the Defence of the Reich fronts. He was credited with 104 aerial victories, all of them against the Western Allies.

Former enemies Adolf Galland and Robert Stanford Tuck chat while  on a hunting trip during a lull in the production of the movie "The Battle of Britain." Both men were wing commanders and top aces within  their respective air forces during the war. They became friends after the war and Tuck became godfather to Galland's son.

Former enemies Adolf Galland and Robert Stanford Tuck chat while on a hunting trip during a lull in the production of the movie "The Battle of Britain." Both men were wing commanders and top aces within their respective air forces during the war. They became friends after the war and Tuck became godfather to Galland's son.

Adolf Galland Adolf Galland may well be the most popular figure of German WW II military aviation. Respected by friend and foe all over the...

Adolf Galland Adolf Galland may well be the most popular figure of German WW II military aviation. Respected by friend and foe all over the...

Adolf Galland in his flying gear with his dog, ‘Schweinebauch’ (Pork Belly), Audembert, France 1940.

Adolf Galland in his flying gear with his dog, ‘Schweinebauch’ (Pork Belly), Audembert, France 1940.

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