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Richthofen

Baron Manfred von , nickname the Red Baron. 1892--1918, German aviator; commander during World War I of the 11th Chasing Squadron (Richthofen's Flying Circus). He was credited with 80 air victories before he was shot down
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Originally a cavalryman, Richthofen transferred to the Air Service in 1915, and he quickly distinguished himself as a fighter pilot.
Leading the German forces were von Richthofen with sixty kills, followed by Ernest Udet, Erich Lowenhardt, and Werner Voss.
Although von Richthofen never fought American fliers, his unit did after his death.
When German geographer Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen coined the term 'Silk Road' in 1877 to depict the 2,000-year-old East-West trade artery built on the exchange of Arabian stallions and fine fabrics, he could never have imagined that 137 years later one in every three new cars in China would be fuelled by Middle East oil.
BORN DAVID Beckham, footballer, 1975, above LORENZ Hart, US lyricist, 1895 BARON von Richthofen, pilot, 1882 DIED OSAMA Bin Laden, terrorist, 2011 OLIVER Reed, UK actor, 1999, above LYNN Redgrave, actress, 2010
Each of the aircraft is painted in the markings that honor specific pilots and flying groups such as the Manfred von Richthofen Red Baron Fokker Dr.
In 1918, Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the German ace known as the ''Red Baron,'' was killed in action during World War I.
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When ETH approached us with the idea of doing field research, we immediately offered ourselves as hosts," GUtech's Professor Aurel von Richthofen told Times of Oman at a symposium called 'Urban Oman' at GUtech.
10 Leicester Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (1892-1918), widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service during World War I.
Fritz Grobb, Hitler's envoy in Baghdad, Carl Clodius, his special representative in Romania, Herbert von Richthofen - a relative of the famous Red Baron air ace of WW1 - and Adolf-Heinz Beckerle, both Third Reich paladins in Bulgaria, together with dozens of military attaches, under-secretaries and ambassadors were seized and almost all sentenced in secret to 25 years in the gulag work camps.
Aurel von Richthofen has designed a house that is sustainable and changes with the needs of its residents