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The grave of Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), a cavalry officer who became the most famous of all the World War I fighter pilots, bringing down a total of 80 Allied aircraft. He was shot down on 21 April 1918 and the British buried him in France with full military honours. The card on the nearest wreath bears tears the words, 'Royal Air Force'. [Original reads: 'Grave of German Airman - Baron Von Richthofen at Sailly le Sec, Somme.']

- Grave of German Airman - Baron Von Richthofen at Sailly le Sec, Somme - Germans - First World War 'Official Photographs'

The coffin of Baron Manfred von Richthofen's (The Red Baron) is carried into the cemetery at Bertangles by six pilots of No.3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, 22 April 1918...

Rare photographs of WWI German fighter pilot the Red Baron in action found in shoebox at British car boot sale

Military funeral for a highly respected foe: the coffin of pilot Manfred von Richthofen, The Red Baron, is carried into the cemetery at Bertangles by six pilots of No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, April World War I.

Corpo de um soldado alemão congelado colocado de cabeça para baixo pelos soviéticos com objetivo de baixar o moral dos outros soldados alemães, durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial, em 1942.

The frozen body of a dead German soldier is used as a signpost. Eastern Front, c. 1942 "In Soviet Russia, The Sign Post You!

Dead German outside dug-out    Dead German soldier, near Arras, France, during World War I.

Dead German outside dug-out Dead German soldier, near Arras, France, during…

WWI. German gas attack seen from the air, The Illustrated London News, 15 December 1918.

The Illustrated London News December 1915 showing an aerial gas attack in World War I.

tuttieroi: “Russian trench in Galizia, WWI ”

A Russian Officer and two soldiers wearing Zelinsky-Kummant gas masks, decontaminating the trenches after a gas attack exercise, Are you my mummy?

The Funeral of Rittmeister Baron von M. Richthofen at Bertangles, 22 April 1918. Four Officers placing wreaths from British Squadrons on the grave. No.3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps.

Photograph taken 96 years ago today, showing the funeral of Baron Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron) at Bertangles, France, 22 April Four Officers placing wreaths on the grave. From collection of the Imperial War Museum, © IWM (Q ‪ ‪ ‪ ‪

Winter War: Snow in the Vosges 1915

Winter War: Snow in the Vosges 1915

WWI; "Luneville, where a big Zeppelin dirigible dropped a quantity of high explosives in the early hours of Aug 4th (1914), killing 15, injuring a score, and badly damaging the town." -Laird & Lee's world's war glimpses, 1914. - Archive.org

WWI; "Luneville, where a big Zeppelin dirigible dropped a quantity of high explosives in the early hours of Aug 4th (1914), killing 15, injuring a score, and badly damaging the town." -Laird & Lee's world's war glimpses, 1914. - Archive.org

World War I - American prisoners of war and victims of German gas attacks. The eyes are bandaged due to medical reasons.

World War I. American prisoners of war and victims of German gas attacks. The eyes are bandaged due to medical reasons.

Rare photos of Manfred Von Richtofen, the "Red Baron" discovered in a UK garage sale for 20 pounds

Rare photographs of WWI German fighter pilot the Red Baron in action found in shoebox at British car boot sale

Rare photos of Manfred Von Richtofen, the "Red Baron" discovered in a UK garage sale for 20 pounds

Never Before Seen WWI Photos Taken by a German Officer

historical-nonfiction: “These photos were taken from by Lt. Walter Koessler during his time as a German officer, during World War I. German trenches were known for being well-built. They were built to last, and included small gardens, bunk.

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

Q Battle of the Ancre. Prisoners taken by Division at Beaumont Hamel 13 November