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Manfred von Richthofen
Birth: May 2, 1892
Death: Apr. 21, 1918

World War I German Fighter Ace. He was born into an aristocratic Prussian military family. He began World War I in the cavalry before transferring into the Air Service. He received Germany's highest military honor, the medal "Pour le Merite," after receiving 24 confirmed enemy plane "kills." His highest promotion was that of Rittmeister (Cavalry Captain). His squadron became noted for it's brightly colored planes, nicknamed "The Flying Circus." Richthofen's plane was mostly painted red which led to his nickname, "Red Baron." Richthofen had the highest score of all nations with 80 kills. He was immensely respected by friends and foes alike that when he was exhumed and reburied in Wiesbaden he was given full military honors by both the Germans and British. 
 
Burial:
Südfriedhof Cemetery
Wiesbaden
Wiesbadener Stadtkreis
Hessen, Germany
Plot: West of the main entrance in the Westhain section
 
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Record added: Jan 10, 1999
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