Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Portrait photo of Gnnther Rall, the third highest scoring German flying Ace in WW II. His first of 275 victories was 12 May 1940 while assigned to Jagdgeschwader 52. January 1956 he returned to active duty with the Luftwaffe and became head of the German Air Force as a Lieutenant General.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Air pilots
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aeronautics
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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  • 1940
  • 1940s

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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