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German WWII fighter ace Adolf Galland, 1959

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 4, 2020

Ernie Weatherall ©Stars and Stripes
West Germany, October, 1959: Adolf Galland, World War II flying ace and commander of Germany's fighter aircraft force during the war, poses for a photo. His 1996 obituary in Stars and Stripes said he was described by veteran British pilots as fighting in the tradition of "Manfred von Richthofen — the 'Red Baron' of World War I."

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Stars and Stripes' 1996 obituary for Adolf Galland.
 

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