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Military Personnel
    (May 2, 1892-April 21, 1918)
    Greatest air combat pilot in World War I
    Birth name is Manfred Albrecht Von Richtofen
    Many songs have been written of his exploits
    Snoopy's enemy in the Peanuts comic strip
    Won the German Blue Max
    Flew the Fokker Dr I triplane
    He is the namesake for a brand of pizza
    He had his entire plane painted red, and since he was a baron, he became known as the Red Baron.
    He fought on the losing side.
    He killed allied forces during combat.
    He had an amazing 80 air victories in a year and a half of fighting in World War I.
    Considering the British leader was James McCudden with 54 victories, and the United States was led by Eddie Rickenbacher with 26, the feat was remarkable.
    He said: 'The quality of the box matters little. Success depends upon the man who sits in it.'
    He was shot down by either Australians or Canadian Arthur Brown (April 21, 1918).
    He died in what he would consider an honorable death.
    His enemies respected him and Australia gave him a full military funeral.
    He is a member of the U.S. International Aerospace Hall of Fame (1968).
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