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

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


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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 238 pages, over 280 bw images
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780764332432



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