Red Baron

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Red Baron

nickname given to Baron Richthofen. [Aviation: EB, VIII: 574]
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Peter Fritzsche, a University of Illinois history professor and author, will present a slide lecture on "The Real Red Baron: Manfred von Richthofen & the WWI Aviators" on April 22 (1918 is also the anniversary of the death of the notorious German pilot).
German ace Manfred von Richthofen took down more Allied planes than any other pilot in the war.
On the German side, such an airman was the charismatic Manfred von Richthofen, a Prussian cavalry officer and passionate hunter who had a reputation as an almost fire-breathing man of action.
Some fighter pilots amassed enormous scores of victims before they met their own fates in the skies above northern France: the German pilots Manfred von Richthofen 'The Red Baron', Oswald Boelcke and Werner Voss; the French airmen Georges Guynemer and Rene Fonck, and the British aces Edward 'Mick' Mannock, Albert Ball and James McCudden.
HAnd it all began on September 17, 1916 when The Red Baron - Manfred von Richthofen - of the German Luftstreitkrafte won his first aerial combat near Cambrai, France.
1918: Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron, scourge of the First World War British fliers, was shot down in his red Fokker tri-plane and died.
Germany had a new star, Manfred von Richthofen and a new machine to help him earn his deadly reputation; the Albatross D series.
Besides being a published aeronautical engineer, he has authored another book about Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron.
FIRST World War flying ace Manfred von Richthofen, better known as the Red Baron, won his first aerial battle near Cambrai, France.
Baron Donat von Richthofen, great-nephew of Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron and Jill Bush, cousin of 2nd Lieut.
Germany did not recognize the Canadian claimant, Captain Roy Brown, as they refused to admit that another aviator had "bested" Manfred Von Richthofen.
Red Baron: Dungeons and Dragons is the third graphic novel in a historical fiction series inspired by the life of Manfred von Richthofen and events of the First World War.