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Edward B. Giller
Born 1918
Place of birth Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
Service/branch United States Air Force
Rank Major General
Commands held Research Directorate
Air Force Special Weapons Center

Edward B. Giller was a United States Air Force (USAF) Major General who served as the ssistant general manager for military application, Atomic Energy Commission, Germantown, Md. Giller was assistant director and then director of the Research Directorate for the Air Force Special Weapons Center at Kirtland Air Force Base in the 1950s and 60s.[1]


Giller served as a bomber pilot for the United States Air Force during World War II. His military decorations and awards include the Silver Star, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Air Medal with 17 oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart, Distinguished Unit Citation Emblem, and the Croix de Guerre (France).

Personal life[]

Giller was born in Jacksonville, Illinois, United States on 1918.


Giller appeared in the television documentary To Mars by A-Bomb: The Secret History of Project Orion (BBC, 2003).


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