The pilot Manfred Von Richthofen died at the age of 25. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
World War I German fighter pilot who was nicknamed and feared as “The Red Baron.” He was victorious in over eighty World War I air battles and remains one of the world’s most famous fighter pilots.
He competed in gymnastics, hunting and horse riding in his youth.
He piloted a Fokker Dr. I triplane, which he painted red in January 1917.
How did Manfred Von Richthofen die?
The most plausible conclusion of the several viewings of his body, immediately and a bit later, suggest that a single bullet entered von Richthofen’s right lateral chest, passed through his right lung and heart, and exited through his left chest.
"As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted."Manfred Von Richthofen
"I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin."Manfred Von Richthofen
"It is a pity that my collection of trophies contains not a single Russian."Manfred Von Richthofen
"It is better that one's customers come to one's shop than to have to look for them abroad."Manfred Von Richthofen
"Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring."Manfred Von Richthofen