Friday, April 21, 2017

REMEMBERING THE RED BARON

A.K.A. Rittmeister Baron Manfred von Richthofen who died this date in 1918.  

Widely known as the Red Baron, he was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service during the First World War. He is considered the "ace of aces" being officially credited with 80 air combat victories, regarded as a national hero in Germany, and was respected and admired even by his enemies. (Click on the photo).  READ MORE HERE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manfred_von_Richthofen

Want to know and see even more about the Red Baron--and World War I from all sides---including assorted media--then visit these links: 


THE FLYING CIRCUS https://www.flickr.com/groups/flyingcircus

GERMAN CHRISTMAS, WORLD WAR I, your editor's Flickr album https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@N07/albums/72157679589815524

CROTON UNITED REMEMBERS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICA'S ENTRY INTO WORLD WAR I AND ADDITIONAL LINKS http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/photos-croton-united-remembers-100th.html

1 comment:

  1. The Blue Max is one of my favorite films. Check it out on Youtube.

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