They fought in the Battle of France, and throughout the Battle of Britain. At the time they were the Luftwaffe’s best known Fighter Wing, and for the next two years they dueled daily over northern France with the very best of the RAF who nicknamed them the “Abbeville Boys”.
Originally published in the late-1980s, this rare print is highly sought after on the Secondary Market and is personally signed by one of the most famous names in aviation history:
Generalleutnant ADOLF GALLAND Knights Cross with Oak Leaves. Swords & Diamonds – 104 victories
This special copy has been additionally signed by three other famous Luftwaffe Aces:
Oberleutnant WALTER SCHUCK Knights Cross with Oak Leaves – 206 victories
Oberst HAJO HERMANN Knights Cross with Oak Leaves & Swords – 9 victories
Leutnant HUGO BROCH Knights Cross – 81 victories
To make it even more special, we have custom framed this copy to include museum quality reproduction Luftwaffe Wings & Knights Cross and an authentic piece of airframe from a Bf 109 shot down in the Battle of Britain. Also included are the photos and original autographs of the following famous Luftwaffe Aces, including the highest scoring Fighter Ace in History:
Generalleutnant WALTER KRUPINSKI Knights Cross with Oak Leaves – 197 victories
Oberst ERICH HARTMANN Knights Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords & Diamonds – 352 victories
Major JULIUS MEIMBERG Knights Cross – 54 victories
Oberst EDUARD NEUMANN German Cross in Gold – 11 victories
Oberstleutnant ERNST-WILHELM REINERT Knights Cross with Oak Leaves & Swords – 174 victories
Generalleutnant FRITZ OBLESER Knights Cross – 120 victories
General JOHANNES ‘MACKY’ STEINHOFF Knights Cross with Oak Leaves & Swords – 176 victories
The signatories included amassed a staggering total of more than 1300 victories, making this a unique collector’s item and the perfect centerpiece for any home, office or den.