- Baron Man·fred von [mahn-freyt fuh n] /ˈmɑn freɪt fən/, Red BaronorRed Knight, 1892–1918, German aviator.
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See the summary of the data in this respect in Richthofen, China, vol.The Races of Man
In war every able-bodied Richthofen is, of course, on active service.
The English had put a price on the head of the elder Richthofen.In the World War
Count Ottokar Czernin
When we come to the purely aviatic portion of the book one finds more of the real von Richthofen and less of the cavalry officer.
Another point of interest in von Richthofen's fighting methods is that he states, that as a rule, he opens fire at 50 yards.
- 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