Richthofen


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Richthofen

(German ˈrɪçthoːfən)
n
(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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| 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.
1918 - Manfred von Richthofen, aka The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims before his death the following day.
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En route, we will visit the centenary exhibition at the RAF museum in London to see the original planes used in the war; the Armistice railway carriage in France; sites associated with the Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen and poetWilfred Owen; and will take part in the Menin Gate ceremony in Ypres.
WW1 pilot Manfred von Richthofen, known as The Red Baron, was shot down and killed over Vaux-sur-Somme in France.
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.
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. But there are other personalities whom we associate with World War II who were major players in their own right during World War I, such as the noble Douglas MacArthur and the ignoble Adolf Hitler.
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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.
Besides being a published aeronautical engineer, he has authored another book about Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron.