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It was a century ago when famed World War I German fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen was fatally shot out of the sky. Yet, his nickname – “Red Baron” – remains part of American vernacular. Charles Schulz’s comic strip character Snoopy famously took on the Red Baron in his imaginary air battles aboard his doghouse, often yelling “Curse you, Red Baron!” Movies and songs feature the German war hero.
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I have read his book, with extra notes like the letter quoted twice. My take was that he was a patriot, honorable, and a man of his time. I do believe his head wound left him with damage that should have prevented him from returning to the front. In that his superiors should have insisted. A live hero can be just as much of a propaganda weapon as a dead one.
It is actually generally an accepted fact that the Canadian forces are responsible for both the deaths of the Red Baron and the Black Baron. (Believed that it was Canadian ground forces that scored the kill)
At least at the early stage of WW1, war was fought gentlemanly, soldiers respect their foes as men who follow the justice orders of their countries. Despite having brothers who were killed by the foe, they chose to pay him respect, simply because he won battles through equal fight.
My mistake, friend. The girl whom I talked about is the daughter of his brother's grandson. Sorry, and regards.
Here, somehing about the case (probably there's no stuff in other than in portuguese):
Sadly that such a great pilot had to meet his end so early in his life.....However.....His knowledge on flying would had been very handy in the next war.....Maybe is was also a good thing he was not around any longer for the allies..
Does anyone know what the Canadian Corps was doing between the Battle of Passchaendale and the Battle of Amiens, eg during the German Spring Offensive? I have tried to find out but it's still a mystery to me.
Judging by the information given in this video. I seems to me that maybe the red baron committed suicide. The reason I have come to this conclusion is that number one: he was an ace pilot and that he would have always known where he was in the sky. Like it was stated in the video he would normally engage at a higher altitude well out of range of the soldiers on the ground. Two: he literally under the command of man who wrote the book on dog fighting. He would have tried to stay high with the sun at his back. Three: Judging by his actions and what he wrote he may have been slipping into a state of depression. The reason he may choose to go out that way is so he wouldn't bring shame on his family name.
when i was growing up my father was a member of the byram vets and one of the members who came to the u.s. in the "20s fly with him in the flying circus i wish i rembered his name he had some great stories.
It didn't matter if he was the enemy, the Allied Forces acknowledged his skill and honored him as just a soldier doing his duty for his country. Something that I'm guessing only soldiers can truly understand.
I notice that the German (and Dutch) ie and ei sounds are often getting reversed in English. Here's a helpful reference for future dealings with these languages:
- The ei in 'Freiherr' is pronounced similarly to the i in 'mine'.
- The ie in 'Wiesbaden' should be pronounced like the ee in 'cheese', but slightly shorter in duration.
Might be useful to understand just how bad bloody April was for the Royal Air corps. In that theater of France, the Royal air course offered a 104% casualty rate. They literally had more dead or critically injured Pilots at the end then they had coming in, because so many people were being killed and some knee Replacements were killed off in in the first day of combat. At a time when Pilots were assumed to have 11 days of active combat has their average life span, Pilots were being killed on average after less than a week here. It was brutal. For all the gallantry we ascribe to it, we had Pilots flying dangerous machines, which would fall out of the sky if they didn't pay close attention. Looking to get a jump on their enemies and shoot them before they were seen.
There is an excellent book called about Richthofen called The Red Knight of Germany. I read it in high school - not assigned, I just found it in the library. I found a copy years later on a book selling website (not Amazon) as it has been out of print for years. It's almost 100 years old now. My copies pages are yellowed but still totally readable. If you can find a copy or even a transcript on line I highly recommend it.
You must have been a very remarkable person. For this pilot to take out any personnel with just machine guns and spare some of their lives then he goes out of his way to land and talk to them. I feel like that he set the bar pretty high to let the world know that his skills does that make him a monster War.
there is an old swedish pilot named "Bror-Inge Good" that flew the J29 Tunnan and the A32 Lansen who we called "Baronen" (swedish for baron), and sometimes we called him "Den röde baronen" (also swedish for "the red baron")
I've been to the crash site and all four graves of von R. Only his skull was removed from Bertangles and moved to Freiburg after the war. In 1969, PJ Carisella obtained permission to open the original grave in order to obtain the plaque made by Harold Edwards, an Aussie soldier. Carisella uncovered the skeletal remains of Richthofen minus his skull. Having confirmed that no-one else had been buried in the plot, Carisella took the bones to the German embassy where, after much convincing, they were repatriated to the family plot in Wiesbaden, Germany. In 1925, Von R's brother recovered the coffin containing von R's skull from Frieburg and it was buried in an elaborate ceremony with a huge memorial and presided over by Herman Goering.
Gaaah!! Why can't I just fangirl over Kpop idols like a normal female!!
But just look at him... he's so handsome~
Oh. Was. 😂😅
Please make a video about Karaya Eins!!
My cutie Erich Hartmann, more like HEARTman. LOLs
The English and Germans had no real beef in the starting of the war. The Germans even tried to keep the British out of the war by promising not to invade France. There was no animosity between the soldiers and front-line officers other than being pitched on opposite sides of somebody else's war, fuelled by notions of nationalism. The Xmas football game embodies that idea more than anything else. It was a gentleman's war, fought by young men and boys who signed up for glory and ended up sitting in the mud for 4 years.
Just nitpicking: In German, 'ei' is pronounced like the English letter 'i', so basically you would say 'Fry-Herr von Richthofen'
The same error is commonly made with Newton's "old buddy" von Leibniz.
Wiesbaden on the other hand is pronounced: 'Weesbaden'
I actually know some of his family members, i went to a private school with one of his grandgrandchildren. I actually found out about his last name when we went on a trip to china when we were put in groups. I saw his full last name when i took his pasport to compare it with mine (because i’m dutch and he is german)so i said : thats looks familiar to the red baron, and i knew that it couldn’t be just a concidence. So he showed me his family tree and it was pretty cool to see all the history behind his family tree.
Yeah, iknow sorry. My english isn’t very well. He is not from manfred but from one of the others, (i didn’t asked him specificly) apart from that it was just a fun to get to know some one of the von richthofen family tree.
I seem to remember that one of the conditions to pass the war declaration was that they would not take any land but it would be a punitive war instead. Ironic how if they had informed the other countries of this it might have been a much smaller war.
First mistake within the first minute of the video. In the first world war there were no allied forces. The combined armies of France, Great Britain and Ireland and the Russian empire were called the triple entente. The term allies is from WWII.
Upon his death Von Richtofen was replaced by Hauptmann Wilhelm Reinhard, who in turn died (of a training accident) in July 1918.
So who replaced Reinhard? None other than the infamous Hermann Göring, who was to become Hitler's right hand man during WWII.
Simon, you seem to have picked up a habit of taking pauses and breaths at odd times, often multiple times, in the middle of a sentence. It's ok to use for emphasis, but it's a bit much when it's in every <breath> single <pause> sentence.
I like that they showed him great respect by giving a proper funeral and honored him for being a worthy foe. You dont hear anything like that these days, instead you hear about soldiers having their bodies mutilated and not being buried at all or in mass graves if they are lucky.
The Red Barron descended to a lower altitude in pursuit of an Allied plane that had taken a shot at his brother, Lother von Richtoffen. Lothor was a rookie pilot and stayed high above the battle. It was considered "unsportsmanlike" to shoot at rookie pilots who were 'standing off' at high altitudes. Manfred was a tad pissed that this Allied aircraft violated the 'Gentlemen's agreement' and shot at his brother. Hence; Manfred went after this rule-breaker and....got himself killed in the process.
Steve Arizona by the time of his brothers death Lothar had 29 confirmed kills, hardly a 'rookie' (he was in fact more prolific than his older brother).
May shot at his cousin Wolfram who was on his first patrol. As for it being a rule, that's just bullshit, almost every combat had pilots circling above, to prevent bouncing (May himself was performing this role for his flight) these days we'd call it top cover.
If you are going to write a short essay try to get the facts right.
Ron Lewenberg lothar was actually more prolific than his brother, he got half the score of man Fred but spent much less that half his brothers time in the air.
Wolfram was in fact attacked by May just before Manfred chased him.
Yes, he was hit by Australian ground fire. Captain Brown wasn’t anywhere near him and the eyewitness accounts make it very clear what happened. Who Killed the Red Baron is quite exhaustive about this point. If you can find the book.
Funny how YouTube recommended a video titled "History Buffs: Tombstone" while watching your video. I sense the AI algorithms think there is some sort of tenuous connection between Red Baron and Tombstone. ;)
(For those who don't live in the U.S. those are both names of brands of frozen pizza.) :P
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