Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, otherwise known as ‘The Red Baron’. He was a WWI German fighter pilot, and was considered the ‘ace of aces’, credited with 80 air combat victories. He entered.
21 April Rittmeister Manfred Albrecht Freiher von Richthofen, “The Red Baron”, was killed in combat at Morlancourt Ridge, near Vaux-sur-Somme, France. He was just 25 years old. (Portrait by Nicola Perscheid)
WWI: Manfred von Richthofen – the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.
Manfred Von Richtofen - The Red Baron Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen May 1892 – 21 April also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army he shot down my cousin GILBERT SUDBURY HALL from Derbyshire
Military funeral for a highly respected foe: the coffin of pilot Manfred von Richthofen, The Red Baron, is carried into the cemetery at Bertangles by six pilots of No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, April World War I.