Baron Man·fred von [mahn-freyt fuhn], /ˈmɑn freɪt fən/, "Red Baron" or "Red Knight", 1892–1918, German aviator.
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How to use Richthofen in a sentence
Richthofen was one of the cleverest of the enemy aviators and in time he made his squadron a formidable aerial weapon.
It took a large toll of our best fighters, although Richthofen's personal record of 78 victories was undoubtedly exaggerated.
When the wreckage was removed and the body of the pilot recovered he was found to be no other than the great Richthofen himself.
It will be noticed that von Richthofen repeats the sentiment later on.The Red Battle Flyer | Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
In war every able-bodied Richthofen is, of course, on active service.The Red Battle Flyer | Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
British Dictionary definitions for Richthofen
Baron Manfred von (ˈmanfreːt fɔn), nickname the Red Baron . 1892–1918, German aviator; commander during World War I of the 11th Chasing Squadron (Richthofen's Flying Circus). He was credited with 80 air victories before he was shot down
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