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Luftwaffe Generals: The Knight's Cross Holders 1939-1945

Luftwaffe Generals: The Knight’s Cross Holders 1939-1945

Jeremy Dixon

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This book presents the biographies of 115 Luftwaffe officers who reached the rank of general and who were awarded the Knight’s Cross, and higher grades of the award during their career. This study brings together the highest ranking recipients of this special award from the Luftwaffe, the German air force: men like fighter aces Adolf Galland and Werner Mölders; one of the most successful field commanders of the war Albert Kesselring; paratroopers like Kurt Student and Eugen Meindl; Field-Marshals Erhard Milch, Wolfram von Richthofen, Robert Ritter von Greim, Hugo Sperrle, and of course Hermann Göring the Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | over 280 bw images
ISBN13: 9780764332432 | Binding: hard cover