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Rare photographs of legendary World War I German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen (right) with his brother Lothar

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Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), known as the Red Baron. He was the highest scoring fighter ace of the First World War with 80 confirmed victories.

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German ace Manfred Von Richthofen surrounded by his fellow pilots, at Roucourt, France. Q 42284

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Manfred Von Richtofen - The Red Baron Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories, more than any other pilot.

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The Red Baron Talks To Fellow Officers

German flying ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen (1892 - 1918), right, talks to other German officers, 191Os. Von Richthofen, known as the Red Baron, is considered the most successful fighter pilot of all time, racking up 80 air combat battles in less than two years.

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