Richthofen



Baron Manfred von
[mahn-freyt fuh n] /ˈmɑn freɪt fən/ (Show IPA), (“Red Baron”or”Red Knight”) 1892–1918, German aviator.
Historical Examples

In war every able-bodied Richthofen is, of course, on active service.
The Red Battle Flyer Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen

Another point of interest in von Richthofen’s fighting methods is that he states, that as a rule, he opens fire at 50 yards.
The Red Battle Flyer Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen

It is well to note how often von Richthofen refers to the wind being in his favor.
The Red Battle Flyer Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen

According to Richthofen the rock from which Chinese porcelain is made is not a true kaolin, but is allied to the jades.
The Natural History of Clay Alfred B. Searle

See the summary of the data in this respect in Richthofen, China, vol.
The Races of Man Joseph Deniker

Some others, the Dolomites for instance, have been regarded by Richthofen and other geologists as ancient coral islands.
The Beauties of Nature Sir John Lubbock

Richthofen was buried with military honors behind the British lines.
New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various

Richthofen was one of the cleverest of the enemy aviators and in time he made his squadron a formidable aerial weapon.
The Romance of Aircraft Lawrence Yard Smith

Lake Agnes on the northern slope of Mt. Richthofen was formed with a rounded dome of glaciated rock remaining near the centre.
The Rocky Mountain Wonderland Enos A. Mills

It took a large toll of our best fighters, although Richthofen’s personal record of 78 victories was undoubtedly exaggerated.
The Romance of Aircraft Lawrence Yard Smith

noun
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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