Manfred Richthofen, Baron von
Richthofen, Manfred, Baron von (mänˈfrāt) [key], 1892–1918, German aviator in World War I. He was credited with the spectacular achievement of shooting down 80 aircraft; he was killed in action on Apr. 21, 1918. He was known as the "Red Baron."
See biography by W. E. Burrows (1969).
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