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Birthday Cake 2 May 2013 → one hundred years ago, it was Von Richthofen's 21st birthday! He was a talented cavalryman, following in the footsteps of his father...

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Manfred Von Richthofen was Germany's greatest flying ace in the First World War. He became known as 'The Red Baron', a legend in his own lifetime...

What made him tick? Let's keep an eye on his timeline as it unfolds:~

  • Manfred Von Richthofen was born on 2 May 1892 in a German village which is now part of Poland.
  • In 1913 Von Richthofen was 21 years old. He was a promising army officer leading a light cavalry unit armed with lances, sabres and pistols. Little did he know how soon his life would change!

  • InkShot.com Logo P.S. Von Richthofen's fascinating, true story is brought to life in Volume 3 of International Aces!
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    Selected References

  • International Aces - Volume 3, Graphic Novel written and illustrated by Chris Geary, first edition published by InkShot.com
  • The Aerodrome, one of the original First World War aviation history websites
  • Immortalised as Snoopy's imaginary opponent!
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