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|Benjamin Gottlieb Viljoen|
|Born||13 April 1908|
|Died||1995 (aged 86–87)|
|Service/branch||South African Air Force|
|Years of service||1927-1965|
|Commands held||Air Force Chief of Staff|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Star of South Africa|
Order of the British Empire
Major-General Barend Viljoen SSA OBE (13 April 1908 – 1995) was a South African military commander. He joined the South African Air Force in 1927, and served in World War II. He also served as ADC to the Governor General of the Union of South Africa and to the King of Greece. He was Air Chief of Staff from 1956 to 1965.
Honours and Awards
- Uys, Ian (1992). South African Military Who's Who 1452-1992. Fortress Publishers. p. 255. ISBN 0-9583173-3-X.
- "Leaders through the years (1912-1982)". 1982. p. 98. http://scientiamilitaria.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/631.
|Chief of Staff of the South African Air Force