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Illustrated Red Baron: The Life and Times of Manfred Von Richthofen
     

Illustrated Red Baron: The Life and Times of Manfred Von Richthofen

by Peter Kilduff
 

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Trace the legend, from its beginning to the final patrol. Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the top-scoring fighter ace of the First World War, remains practically without peer. In his short, but very glittering, career, this handsome, athletic, chivalrous, and gallant man had what is now called "star power," becoming an inspiration to fellow pilots and countrymen alike.

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Trace the legend, from its beginning to the final patrol. Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the top-scoring fighter ace of the First World War, remains practically without peer. In his short, but very glittering, career, this handsome, athletic, chivalrous, and gallant man had what is now called "star power," becoming an inspiration to fellow pilots and countrymen alike. His history unfolds here in generously annotated photographic biography, filled with 220 rare images that illuminate Richthofen's public and private lives. "...a distinguished historian of World War I aviation...offers...distinguished, illustrated coverage of...the legendary Red Baron. Making use of material, including photographs, from Richthofen family archives that were long sequestered by the Communists, Kilduff comprehensively summarizes Richthofen's career, mentors, comrades, aircraft, and opponents....a superior collection of graphic material concerning World War I aviation generally."—Booklist. 8 1/2 X 8 1/2 x 11.

Author Biography: Peter Kilduff is acknowledged as one of the foremost experts on World War I aviation today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854095305
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.50(d)

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