General Sir Richard Nelson "Windy" Gale GCB KBE DSO MC (25 July 1896 – 29 July 1982) was a senior officer in the British Army who served in both world wars. In the First World War he was awarded the Military Cross in 1918 whilst serving as a junior officer in the Machine Gun Corps. During the Second World War he served with 1st Parachute Brigade and then the 6th Airborne Division during the D-Day landings and Operation Tonga in 1944. After the end of the conflict, Gale remained with the Army and eventually became the Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

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  • Sir Richard Nelson Gale GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (* 25. Juli 1896 in London; † 29. Juli 1982 ebenda) war ein britischer General, der im Ersten und Zweiten Weltkrieg kämpfte. (de)
  • General Sir Richard Nelson "Windy" Gale GCB KBE DSO MC (25 July 1896 – 29 July 1982) was a senior officer in the British Army who served in both world wars. In the First World War he was awarded the Military Cross in 1918 whilst serving as a junior officer in the Machine Gun Corps. During the Second World War he served with 1st Parachute Brigade and then the 6th Airborne Division during the D-Day landings and Operation Tonga in 1944. After the end of the conflict, Gale remained with the Army and eventually became the Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe. (en)
  • Richard Nelson Gale (1896 - 1982) fue un miembro de la Ejército Británico que sirvió en ambas guerras mundiales. En la Primera Guerra Mundial fue condecorado con la Cruz Militar en 1918 mientras que servía como oficial en el Cuerpo de Ametralladoras. En la Segunda Guerra Mundial, sirvió con la 1 ª Brigada Paracaidista y luego a la 6.ª División Aerotransportada durante la Batalla de Normandía y la Operación Tonga en 1944. Después del conflicto, continuó en el ejército y llegó a ser Adjunto al Comandante Supremo Aliado de Europa. (es)
  • Sir Richard Nelson Gale, né le 25 juillet 1896 à Wandsworth et mort le 29 juillet 1982 à Kingston upon Thames (Grand Londres), est un général britannique, de la Première et de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. (fr)
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  • 1896-7-25
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  • 1982-7-29
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  • 1st Infantry Division
  • British Troops in Egypt
  • I Airborne Corps
  • 1st Parachute Brigade
  • 2/5th Battalion,Leicestershire Regiment
  • 6th Airborne Division
  • Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
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  • Commander-in-Chief of the British Army of the Rhine
  • General Officer Commanding the 1st Division
  • General Officer Commanding the 6th Airborne Division
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  • General Officer Commanding the 1st Airborne Corps
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  • Sir Richard Nelson Gale GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (* 25. Juli 1896 in London; † 29. Juli 1982 ebenda) war ein britischer General, der im Ersten und Zweiten Weltkrieg kämpfte. (de)
  • General Sir Richard Nelson "Windy" Gale GCB KBE DSO MC (25 July 1896 – 29 July 1982) was a senior officer in the British Army who served in both world wars. In the First World War he was awarded the Military Cross in 1918 whilst serving as a junior officer in the Machine Gun Corps. During the Second World War he served with 1st Parachute Brigade and then the 6th Airborne Division during the D-Day landings and Operation Tonga in 1944. After the end of the conflict, Gale remained with the Army and eventually became the Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe. (en)
  • Richard Nelson Gale (1896 - 1982) fue un miembro de la Ejército Británico que sirvió en ambas guerras mundiales. En la Primera Guerra Mundial fue condecorado con la Cruz Militar en 1918 mientras que servía como oficial en el Cuerpo de Ametralladoras. En la Segunda Guerra Mundial, sirvió con la 1 ª Brigada Paracaidista y luego a la 6.ª División Aerotransportada durante la Batalla de Normandía y la Operación Tonga en 1944. Después del conflicto, continuó en el ejército y llegó a ser Adjunto al Comandante Supremo Aliado de Europa. (es)
  • Sir Richard Nelson Gale, né le 25 juillet 1896 à Wandsworth et mort le 29 juillet 1982 à Kingston upon Thames (Grand Londres), est un général britannique, de la Première et de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. (fr)
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  • Richard Gale (General) (de)
  • Richard Nelson Gale (es)
  • Richard Gale (fr)
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