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The Knight�s Cross Holders 1939-1945
Dimensions:8.5" x 11"
Photos:over 280 bw images
Publisher:Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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 M_lders; 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 G_ring the Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe.