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Accompanied by Field Marshals Milch and Keitel, the Führer presented Colonel Galland with the highest award for bravery, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. Colonel Galland shot down 94 opponents in aerial combat. After the death of Colonel Molders, he was named as successor to the post of Inspector(-General) of German fighter forces.

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Accompanied by Field Marshals Milch and Keitel, the Führer presented Colonel Galland with the highest award for bravery, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. Colonel Galland shot down 94 opponents in aerial combat. After the death of Colonel Molders, he was named as successor to the post of Inspector(-General) of German fighter forces.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942

1942

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1942
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1942
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Military decorations
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Fighter pilots -- German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
Military officers -- German -- 1939-1945
Keitel, Wilhelm, 1882-1946
Galland, Adolf, 1912-1996
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Der Führer uberreicht Oberst Galland in gegenwart von Generalfeldmarschall Milch und Generalfeldmarschall Keitel die höchste Tapferseitauszeichnung das Eichenlaub mit Schwerten und Brillianten zum Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes. Oberst galland schoß 94 Gegner im Luftkampf ab. Nach dem Tode von Oberst Molders wurde er als dessen nachfolger zum Inspekteur der deutschen Jagdflieger ernannt."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 292de470-c602-012f-d5f9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1942: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Accompanied by Field Marshals Milch and Keitel, the Führer presented Colonel Galland with the highest award for bravery, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. Colonel Galland shot down 94 opponents in aerial combat. After the death of Colonel Molders, he was named as successor to the post of Inspector(-General) of German fighter forces." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a052-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Accompanied by Field Marshals Milch and Keitel, the Führer presented Colonel Galland with the highest award for bravery, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. Colonel Galland shot down 94 opponents in aerial combat. After the death of Colonel Molders, he was named as successor to the post of Inspector(-General) of German fighter forces." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a052-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1942). Accompanied by Field Marshals Milch and Keitel, the Führer presented Colonel Galland with the highest award for bravery, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. Colonel Galland shot down 94 opponents in aerial combat. After the death of Colonel Molders, he was named as successor to the post of Inspector(-General) of German fighter forces. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a052-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Accompanied by Field Marshals Milch and Keitel, the Führer presented Colonel Galland with the highest award for bravery, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds.  Colonel Galland shot down 94 opponents in aerial combat.  After the death of Colonel Molders, he was named as successor to the post of Inspector(-General) of German fighter forces.