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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