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    Gunther Rall

    Post  skyhigh on Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:36 pm

    What an amazing career this man had. RIP

    Lieutenant-General a.D. Günther Rall died on the 4. October in the age of 91 at his home in Germany.
    He is not only the third most successful fighter ace in history but also one of the founding fathers of the modern German Luftwaffe.
    - Shot down 275 enemy aircraft and was shot down himself 6 times.
    - flew 800 sorties and engaged in 600 air-battles
    - severely wounded 3 times
    - 34. German Soldier to recieve the Knights Cross with swords
    - build up the Luftwaffe again after the War and became the highest ranking Luftwaffe Soldier

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    Re: Gunther Rall

    Post  Ray on Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:35 pm

    Considering that he didn't stand up trial at Nuremberg, he surely was a soldier who fought with the code of HONOUR!!!

    May God Almighty judge him accordingly and put his soul to rest in eternal peace!!

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    Re: Gunther Rall

    Post  Joseph on Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:42 pm

    This highly onorable pilot desreve to be remembered by one of his 109s, FW190 or wathever other aircraft he piloted, so 'Skyhigh' why don't you start your reserch and construct one model in his memory Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

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    Re: Gunther Rall

    Post  J.Fenech on Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:02 pm

    May he rest in peace. As a tribute to this ace, skyhigh, you should research and build one of the aircraft he flew, particularly a 109, especially since you are an expert in this field.

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    Re: Gunther Rall

    Post  bcauchi on Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:45 am

    he was a great gentelman respected by friend and foe alike, he has appeared in many documentaries. I am lucky to have a couple of photos of my 109G14 signed by him.

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    Re: Gunther Rall

    Post  Ray on Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:38 am

    bcauchi wrote:he was a great gentelman respected by friend and foe alike, he has appeared in many documentaries. I am lucky to have a couple of photos of my 109G14 signed by him.

    Luck favours the BOLD n BRAVE!!!

    Weldone Brian you certainly are BOTH of the above and Skyhigh can only rest on his research and reasearch and research and NOTHING else Sad

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