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Adolf Galland: The Authorized Biography

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This biography is the life story of Germany's most famous World War II air force officer, Adolf Galland. As a fighter ace, he became the youngest general in the Wehrmacht, whose combat career spanned the years from biplanes over Spain to the first operational jet fighters. His command position put him in perilously close contact with the leaders of the Third Reich. Over se ...more
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Published May 8th 1998 by Combined Publishing (first published January 1st 1990)
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Evan
Aug 01, 2013 Evan rated it it was amazing
Its hard to write a favorable review for the authorized biography of "Nazi" "General" - especially one name Adolf - that your friends can read, but this is an important piece of history! AND he was no Nazi, hardly a 'General', and no great friend of Hitler, their party, or the inner circle he orbited (with ridicule) long before Nuremberg trials he endured with a clean record.

Can a guy the Nazis conspired to kill be so bad? Probably not, especially if you consider that he was neither a Nazi, nor
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I've read many books about the RAF's war from the English pilots point of view. This shows it from a German pilots perspective. It brings home how close they were to victory. Our boys were absolutely superb, but I feel the Germans had the edge. Only the incompetence of their leaders held them back.
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