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Adolf Galland
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Age 83
Birthday 19 March, 1912
Birthplace Westerholt, Westphalia
Died 9 February, 1996
Place of Death Oberwinter, Remagen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality German
Occupation Other
Claim to Fame World War II German Fighter Pilot
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Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) was a German Luftwaffe general and flying ace who served throughout the Second World War in Europe. A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. He flew 705 combat missions, and fought on the Western and the Defence of the Reich fronts. On four occasions, he survived being shot down, and he was credited with 104 aerial victories, all of them against the Western Allies.

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