Richthofen


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Richthofen

(German ˈrɪçthoːfən)
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(Biography) Baron Manfred von (ˈmanfreːt fɔn), 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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German ace Manfred von Richthofen took down more Allied planes than any other pilot in the war.
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When we Americans think about World War I, we may recall the names of certain personalities, such as the leader of the American military forces, General John Pershing, or the flamboyant leader of Germany's "Flying Circus," Manfred "The Red Baron" von Richthofen.
Though the historical network of trade routes was discovered by the Chinese Han Dynasty (130 BC - 220 AD), the terms 'Silk Routes' or 'Silk Road' became common among historians only in late 19th century; they were coined by the German geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen who referred to them as ' Seidenstrasse' (silk road) or 'seidenstrassen' (silk routes) in 1877.
1816 Charlotte Bronte, eldest of the three Bronte Sisters and author of Jane Eyre, was born in Thornton, Yorkshire 1918 Manfred von Richthofen, the Baron, scourge of the First World War British fliers, was shot down 1945 Ivor Novello's Perchance To Dream opened at the London Hippodrome with his now classic song We'll Gather Lilacs.
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.
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.
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.
Richthofen chronicles through photographs the short life of World War I's top ace, German pilot Manfred von Richthofen.
Loosely inspired by the life of WWI German flying ace Manfred Von Richthofen aka The Red Baron, The Machine Gunner's Ball charts his early days from academy to the Imperial German army air force.
One of occasion this select group even took on Baron von Richthofen, the Red Baron.