Bronze Limited Edition Bust of Fighter Ace Adolf Galland
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Generalleutnant Adolf "Dolfo"Galland World War II German fighter ace and commander of Germany's fighter force from 1941-1945. Galland developed an early interest in aviation flying home built gliders from an young age. He joined the Luftwaffe in 1933 and rose to command the "Ricthofen" Fighter Wing in the Spanish Civil War. Galland reached ace status in 1940 during the Battle of France. In November 1941 with his score standing at 94 Galland became General der Jagdflieger at the age of 29 - he had total responsibility for all day and night fighters throughout the Luftwaffe.
In January 1945 he was sent back to operational units after questioning the competence of Goring, Galland surrendered to the United States Army in 1945. He was awarded the Knight's Cross with oak leaves, swords and diamonds one of only 27 recipients of the highest German military decoration.
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Adolf Galland Bronze Limited Edition Bust Sculpture by Aviation and Military Artist and Sculptor Peter Close is limited to an edition of 99
The bronze sculpture is hand cast in the highest quality cold cast bronze in Peter's workshop in Somerset
The Adolf Galland Bronze Bust Sculpture will come to you with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist and will be engraved with its own unique edition number - if you would like to request a special number please contact us to check availability.
The sculpture stands 13" high and weighs 4 kgs Shipping is free within the UK only.
Peter Close © 2010
Bronze Limited Edition Military Art and Aviation Art Sculpture by Military Artist and Sculptor Peter Close