Events for Saturday 21st April 2012
On This Day in History
WWI: Red Baron shot down and killed21st April 1918
World War I German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen, known as "The Red Baron", is shot down and killed over aux-sur-Somme in France.
Taking it FurtherThe Red Baron DVD
by History Films
Manfred von Richthofen, more famously known as the Red Baron, is arguably the most famous and widely recognised German fighter pilot to ever take to the skies in the history of warfare. During his flying career in the First World War, Richthofen was officially credited with 80 enemy kills, a… Read more...Only £15.99 at Pen & Sword Books.