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|Died||31 October 1942 (aged 22)
|Years of service||1939–1942|
Leutnant Galland joined 8./Jagdgeschwader 26, commanded by his brother Adolf, in February 1941. He claimed his first victory on 6 July, a Spitfire shot down, and by end of 1941 his score had reached three. He recorded his 10th victory on 3 May 1942, a Spitfire downed over Calais.
On 31 October 1942 Galland participated as escort to a day fighter-bomber raid on Canterbury. Intercepting Spitfires shot down Galland’s Fw 190 A-4.
- Iron Cross (1939) 2nd and 1st Class
- Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe on 7 December 1942 (posthumously) as Leutnant and pilot
- Baker 1996, p. 2.
- Patzwall 2008, p. 82.
- Baker, David. Adolf Galland: The Authorised Biography. London: Windrow and Green, 1996. ISBN 978-1-85915-017-7.
- Patzwall, Klaus D. (2008). Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg [The Honor Goblet for Outstanding Achievement in the Air War] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3.