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Field Marshal Albert "Smiling Albert" Kesselring

CODE: AK063

Availability: RETIRED & SOLD OUT

This senior officer was one of Hitler's best and most able commanders. Never a Nazi himself he could just as easily command an air fleet in Goring's Luftwaffe or a whole army fighting in the field. A superb organizer and tactician his reputation for good humour and common sense won him a special place in the hearts of the men he commanded. In November 1941 he was given control of Luftwaffe Sud"… the Southern Command of the Luftwaffe with responsibility for Italy, Sicily, Greece and North Africa. Under his leadership Rommel received more aerial supplies and additional aircraft. He visited the North African front on several occasions. He died in 1960. "