Red Baron

Red Baron

nickname given to Baron Richthofen. [Aviation: EB, VIII: 574]
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| 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.
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Total flavonoids, total anthocyanins, individual flavonols, individual anthocyanins and antioxidant activity were measured in Hyskin and Red Baron varieties grown in a long-term split-plot factorial systems comparison trial.
With painstaking attention to detail, the authors of what became the Red Baron reports outlined the circumstances surrounding every decisive air-to-air engagement of the war, sifting for the critical elements that led to victory or defeat.
1918 - World War I: German fighter ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen "The Red Baron", shot down over Vaux sur Somme in France, Canadian pilot Arthur Roy Brown credited with the kill.
His father had pleaded with him not to enlist but he said: "If I stay at home what shall I have to say to them when they come back?" 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.
The year 1918 also was when one of the war's most notorious enemies of the Allies finally was put to rest: Germany's Manfred von Richthofen, also known as the Red Baron.
There's one bloke in our local dubbed The Red Baron because he puts stickers along the side of his Land Rover chronicling the wildlife he's blasted into oblivion.
EXPERTS think they may be a step closer to solving the mystery of who shot down the Red Baron.
Gunning for the Red Baron by Leon Bennett mainly explores the technical aspects of gunnery and aerial combat among fighter pilots in World War I.
LONDON DESCENDANTS of the Red Baron to drink a toast with descendants of his first victims.