Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von, 1892-1918Alternative names
Germany's top aviator in WWI, know as the Red Baron or the Red Knight because of the colour of his plane. He became a hero to the German public shooting down 80 enemy aircraft before he was killed in action.
From the description of OM79-17/44 Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen Fuselage Fragment, ca. 1918. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 755746807