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By spring 1944, the Me 262 was sufficiently ready for operational service. During the final years of the , jobs were scarce and life was hard for the Galland family economically. The relationship collapsed altogether in early January 1945, when Galland was relieved of his command because of his constant criticism of the Luftwaffe leadership. They achieved isolated successes until Thierfelder was shot down and killed by on 18 July 1944. In early 1940, Galland managed to persuade his superiors to allow him to become a fighter pilot.

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Albatros

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When asked why he developed this style, he gave a simple answer: I like Mickey Mouse. Galland, who was born in , became a pilot in 1929 before he joined the. Galland favoured the virtually simultaneous attack of the air force before the Army advance, leaving their opponents no time to recover. Staffel had mistakenly attacked Galland during Case Red. Galland's opponents were Pilot Officers J F Reeves and N J Smith. Galland later said he realised there would be no quick and easy victory. Galland argued against his suggestion.

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Albatros B I/B II

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After being informed of a secret military training program being built that involved piloting high performance aircraft, all the pilots accepted an invitation to join the organisation. He developed a flexible escort system that allowed his pilots constantly to change altitude, airspeed, direction, and distance to the bombers during these close-escort missions. Galland remained ambivalent about other types. Galland's Geschwader flew intensive sorties in support of the division and at , , and. Galland resented his pilots having to carry out a task unsuited to their equipment but Göring would not move from his position. In the 1970s, a graduate student came across Galland's memoirs The First and the Last while researching records of records and matching them to German victory claims.

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Albatros

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Acceptable losses were to be around 400 fighters and 100—150 pilots. Chronicle of aerial victories This and the — dash indicates unconfirmed aerial victory claims for which Galland did not receive credit. One of his tutors, Georg Ismer, taught him various techniques and in 1929 the 17-year-old Galland passed his A certificate. Galland listened over the radio then watched as Nowotny's aircraft dived from out of the clouds and crashed into the ground; an apparent victim of American escorting fighters. Galland could not change Göring's mind with respect to the mission, but he did take immediate actions to improve pilot morale. He made repeated appeals for Me 262 fighter aircraft. A memorial service was held on 31 March.

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Months later, Galland became one of the strongest advocates for more resources for duties. Galland flew as often as possible and led the most difficult missions in order to encourage his men and gain respect. Early in 1933, Galland was sent to the training base at to train on. Galland met with Göring at Göring's estate, Schloss Veldenstein. The challenge of a combat command was too tempting and Galland was not to prove a capable senior staff officer.

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Galland suggested that the fighter forces defending Germany should limit the number of interceptions flown to allow sufficient time for re-grouping and to conserve air strength. Gruppe of Jagdgeschwader 26 — At the Channel and over England — 26 June 1940 — 21 June 1941 14 24 July 1940 13:35 Spitfire 30 km 19 mi northeast of 18 14 August 1940 13:30 Hurricane southwest of 15 25 July 1940 16:17 Spitfire 19 15 August 1940 12:55 Spitfire 10 km 6. Himmler, whose relationship with Göring was poor, took the opportunity to exploit the dissent in the Luftwaffe and undermine the Reichsmarschall by supporting Gollob. After finishing his tour in 1938 Galland was employed in the Air Ministry writing and technical manuals about his experiences as a ground-attack pilot. Historians remained divided, with some believing it was a lost opportunity while others think it would have had much less impact than Galland estimated. The fighter-bomber mission was also a problem Galland had to deal with.

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Galland had two notable accidents; a heavy landing damaged the undercarriage of his aircraft and a collision. It retarded, although only for a short period, the expansion of fighter production. On 21 April, Galland was credited with his 100th aerial victory. Their blind-weather experience and training, and background in multi-engine aircraft made them ideal for these operations in his view. For this he was awarded the Iron Cross First Class from on 22 May. Instead, Galland thought the bomber corps should be disbanded and its pilots converted onto fighters.

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