The highest German medal during the Great War. The Pour le Merite medal Some famous decorated with the Blue Max are Manfred von Richthofen, better known as the “Red Baron”, the “Desert Fox” Erwin Rommel, General Ferdinand Schörner, Oswald Boelcke commander, considered the father of the German air force, and Hermann Göring

The highest German medal during the Great War. The Pour le Merite medal Some famous decorated with the Blue Max are Manfred von Richthofen, better known as the “Red Baron”, the “Desert Fox” Erwin Rommel, General Ferdinand Schörner, Oswald Boelcke commander, considered the father of the German air force, and Hermann Göring

Manfred von Richthofen, German WWI Fighter Ace

Manfred von Richthofen, German WWI Fighter Ace book 'The Red Baron' with photos

Manfred Von Richtofen - The Red Baron   Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories, more than any other pilot.

Manfred Von Richtofen - The Red Baron Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories, more than any other pilot.

Rare photographs of legendary World War I German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen (right) with his brother Lothar

Rare photographs of legendary World War I German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen (right) with his brother Lothar

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