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

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

By: Jeremy Dixon (author)Hardback

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Description

This book presents the biographies of 115 Luftwaffe officers who reached the rank of general and who were awarded the Knights 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 Moelders; 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 Goering the Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe.

About Author

Jeremy Dixon has been interested in the Third Reich for thirty-five years and has written four books on the subject. He lives in England and has collected photographs and postcards of Knights Cross recipients for a number of years.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764332432
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 238
  • ID: 9780764332432
  • weight: 1600
  • ISBN10: 0764332430

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