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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referencedIn O'Dwyer, William J. Gustave Whitehead research collection, 1869-1999. Fairfield Historical Society Library
referencedIn Fokker Dr. 1 [model]. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Turner, Jack. Eyewitness account of the death of Capt. Freiherr Manfred von Richthofen, at Corby, France, on 21st April, 1918 [manuscript. Libraries Australia
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films From G-2 Army Military Intelligence Division. 1918 - 1947. BARON VON RICHTHOFEN'S FUNERAL SERVICES
referencedIn Richthofen correspondence, 1963 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Richthofen, Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von. OM79-17/44 Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen Fuselage Fragment, ca. 1918. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Niemann, Robert A., 1893- . Papers, 1963. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films From G-2 Army Military Intelligence Division. 1918 - 1947. PEOPLE IN THE FIELD
referencedIn Knox, John. Papers of John Knox, 1903-1979. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hawes, Hugh S., d. 1977. The last flight of the "Red Baron", Baron Manfred von Richthofen, 21 April 1918 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Harding, Eric, 1893-. Who killed the Red Baron : address to Melbourne Legacy [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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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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