Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von, 1892-1918

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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

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associatedWith Harding, Eric, 1893- person
associatedWith Hawes, Hugh S., d. 1977. person
associatedWith Knox, John. person
associatedWith Niemann, Robert A., 1893- . person
associatedWith O'Dwyer, William J. person
associatedWith Turner, Jack. person
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Birth 1892-05-02

Death 1918-04-21

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