Jan Handl

Jan Handl

Šestajovice / *1977 Czech publicist, salesman, internet, marketing, technology, media, floorball, history, reader, dad of Kamilka and husband of Martina {handl@inazor.net}
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https://flic.kr/p/8DJg58 | Udet, Ernst | Catalog #: 02-U-00005 Last Name: Udet First Name: Ernst Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive

https://flic.kr/p/8DJg58 | Udet, Ernst | Catalog #: 02-U-00005 Last Name: Udet First Name: Ernst Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive

Aaro Pajari (17 July 1897 – 14 October 1949) The first Mannerheim Cross (2nd class) was awarded to him on September 14, 1941, for his decisive role in breakthrough battle at Karelian Isthmus, and the second one on October 16, 1944, mainly for operations at Tornio.

Aaro Pajari (17 July 1897 – 14 October 1949) The first Mannerheim Cross (2nd class) was awarded to him on September 14, 1941, for his decisive role in breakthrough battle at Karelian Isthmus, and the second one on October 16, 1944, mainly for operations at Tornio.

Because of his youthful appearance, Luftwaffe Major Erich Alfred Hartmann was nicknamed "Bubi" ("kid"). With over 350 confirmed aerial victories, he is undoubtedly the greatest fighter pilot in human history. He was awarded the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds, Germany's highest military decoration at the time. With Germany's defeat, he was charged with various war crimes and spent over ten years in Soviet POW camps. He was released in 1955, one of the last Heimkehrer.

Because of his youthful appearance, Luftwaffe Major Erich Alfred Hartmann was nicknamed "Bubi" ("kid"). With over 350 confirmed aerial victories, he is undoubtedly the greatest fighter pilot in human history. He was awarded the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds, Germany's highest military decoration at the time. With Germany's defeat, he was charged with various war crimes and spent over ten years in Soviet POW camps. He was released in 1955, one of the last Heimkehrer.

Erich Alfred Hartmann (1922 – 1993), nicknamed "Bubi" by his comrades and "The Black Devil" by his Soviet adversaries, was a German fighter pilot during WW2 and is the highest-scoring fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare. He claimed 352 aerial victories—that is, 352 aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft—in 1,404 combat missions. Hartmann was never shot down and his Black Tulip design adorning his planes would, by itself, scare Soviet pilots away.

Erich Alfred Hartmann (1922 – 1993), nicknamed "Bubi" by his comrades and "The Black Devil" by his Soviet adversaries, was a German fighter pilot during WW2 and is the highest-scoring fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare. He claimed 352 aerial victories—that is, 352 aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft—in 1,404 combat missions. Hartmann was never shot down and his Black Tulip design adorning his planes would, by itself, scare Soviet pilots away.

Finn Eino Ilmari "Illu" Juutilainen, fighter pilot of the Finnish Air Force and, with 94 confirmed aerial combat victories, the top scoring (non-German) ace of all time.

Finn Eino Ilmari "Illu" Juutilainen, fighter pilot of the Finnish Air Force and, with 94 confirmed aerial combat victories, the top scoring (non-German) ace of all time.

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.