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Adolf Galland (1912–1996)

Born in 1912 Adolf Galland became the youngest "General der Jagdflieger" (General of Fighters) in 1941 at age 29. One of Germany's best known Luftwaffe Aces with 104 "kills", Galland was also famous for his remark "give me a staffel of Spitfires". This remark was made during the actual Battle of Britain in 1940 to Hermann Göring when he questioned... See full bio »

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Battle of Britain Miscellaneous Crew
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power Himself - Luftwaffe General, 1941-45


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 1969 Battle of Britain (technical and tactical advisor: Germany - as Lt. General Adolf Galland)
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 2010 Fighter Aces of the Second World War (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
Himself - 1983 Interview
- The Battle of Britain ... Himself - 1983 Interview
 1992 The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Luftwaffe General, 1941-45
- War and Oil (1992) ... Himself - Luftwaffe General, 1941-45
 1989 How Hitler Lost the War (Video documentary)
 1989 The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 The Road to War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - German Air Force in France, 1940
- Global War (1989) ... Himself - German Air Force in France, 1940
 1982 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- Douglas Bader (1982) ... Himself
 1973-1974 The World at War (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Director General of Fighters / Himself - Luftwaffe Squadron Leader 1940 / Luftwaffe Wing Commander 1941
- Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944 (1974) ... Himself - Director General of Fighters (as General Adlof Galland)
- Alone: May 1940-May 1941 (1973) ... Himself - Luftwaffe Squadron Leader 1940 / Luftwaffe Wing Commander 1941
 1969 The Battle for The Battle of Britain (TV Movie documentary)
Himself, general
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 2013 Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told (Documentary)
 2009 Apocalypse: The Second World War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- L'écrasement (2009) ... Himself
 2006 Who Downed Douglas Bader? (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 Fighter Aces (Video)
 1989 The History of the Luftwaffe (Video documentary)

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Alternate Names:

General Adlof Galland | Lt. General Adolf Galland

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Their element is to attack, to track, to hunt, and to destroy the enemy. Only in this way can the skilful and eager fighter pilot display his ability. Tie him to a narrow and confined task, rob him of his initiative, and you take away from him the best and most valuable qualities he possesses: aggressive spirit, joy of action and the passion of the hunter. See more »



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