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Colonel General Ernst Udet (26 April 1896 – 17 November 1941) was the second-highest scoring German flying ace of World War I. He was one of the youngest aces and was the highest scoring German ace to survive the war (at the age of 22). His 62 victories were second only to Manfred von Richthofen, his commander in the Flying Circus.

Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold (June 25, 1886 – January 15, 1950) was one of Arthur Welsh's students. He held the grades of General of the Army and later General of the Air Force. Arnold was an aviation pioneer, Chief of the Air Corps (1938–1941), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, the only Air Force general to hold five-star rank, and the only person to hold a five-star rank in two different U.S. military services.

Felix Martin Julius Steiner (23 May 1896 – 12 May 1966) was a Reichswehr and Waffen-SS officer who served in World War I and II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. After the surrender he was incarcerated until 1948. He faced charges at the Nuremberg Trials, but was released. He dedicated his last years to writing his memoirs and books about WW2. He died on 12 May 1966.

✠ Albert Kesselring (30 November 1885 – 16 July 1960) RK 30.09.1939 General der Flieger Chef Luftflotte 1 und Befh. Ost

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Gen Field Marshal Helmuth Johann Ludwig von Moltke also known as Moltke the Younger, was a nephew of Field Marshal Count Moltke and served as the Chief of the German General Staff from 1906 to 1914. Shortly after the outbreak of the war, his health deteriorating, Moltke was shifted out of the C-in-C post and was given command of the interior reserve army. His health though deteriorated further and he died in 1916, ironically during the funeral of another senior field marshal.