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Richthofen, the Red Baron.

Nicholas Fisk

Richthofen, the Red Baron.

by Nicholas Fisk

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Published by Coward McCann in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von, 1892-1918 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von, 1892-1918.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, German.

  • About the Edition

    Illustrations and brief text portray the major victories of Germany"s World War I ace who won eighty air battles before being shot down in 1918.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[Illus. by] Raymond Briggs; text by Nicholas Fish.
    Series[Briggs" books]
    ContributionsBriggs, Raymond, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD604.R5297 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[40] p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5610351M
    LC Control Number68018042

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He begins with one of the most legendary figures of World War One, Manfred von Richthofen. Nicknamed ‘The Red Baron’, Manfred von Richthofen became leader of JG1 in June and was the highest-scoring Ace of the First World War with 80 confirmed victories, all scored over the Western Front between September and April Manfred Von Richthofen became "The Red Baron".

He published a book The Red Air Fighter (Der Rote Kampfflieger) in Germany in while the First World War was still raging. Richthofen was the head of the Flying circus Jagdegeschwader Nr. /5(49). Of those of von Richthofen's circus mentioned in the book, Schafer was the first to be killed.

Before the war he lived in London, to learn English, working in an office in the city, when so inclined, but mostly spending his time on the river, or in sport. Baron Manfred von Richthofen (May 2, –Ap ), also known as the Red Baron, was only involved in World War I's air war for 18 months—but seated in his blazing red Fokker DR-1 tri-plane he shot down 80 planes in that time, an extraordinary feat considering that most fighter pilots achieved a handful of victories before being shot down : Jennifer Rosenberg.

Praise for Richthofen Beyond the Legend of the Red Baron "A lively, three-dimensional account of the world’s most famous fighter pilot. Peter Kilduff’s exhaustive research makes this the book on Richthofen." —John Toland "This book is not only an exciting true story for the general reader but also is a valuable research tool for the World War I aviation specialist.5/5(1).

Manfred Von Richthofen became "The Red Baron". He published a book The Red Air Fighter (Der Rote Kampfflieger) in Germany in while the First World War was still raging.

Richthofen was the head of the Flying circus Jagdegeschwader Nr. He was the greatest flying ace of the war, downing 80 enemy aircraft before he was killed on April 21st /5(53).

Manfred von Richthofen - the Red Baron - was the most celebrated fighter pilot of the First World War, and was holder of the Blue Max, Pour le Mérite, Germany's highest military decoration.

He was credited with 80 victories in the air, before being shot down in disputed circumstances aged /5(3).

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Manfred von Richthofen - the Red Baron - was the most celebrated fighter pilot of the First World War, and was holder of the Blue Max, Pour le Mrite, Germany's highest military decoration. He was credited with 80 victories in the air, before being shot down in disputed circumstances aged /5(4).(Extrapolated from the book “Manfred von Richthofen: The Aircraft, Myths and Accomplishments of ‘The Red Baron,’” what follows is a look at the historical invalidity of Werner Voss being a close competitor of Manfred von Richthofen.).Manfred von Richthofen has been dead sincebut the famed Red Baron is still flying high in the imaginations of comic strip creator Charles M.

Schulz and New Britain writer Peter Kilduff.