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'

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 10923)   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 ‪ ‪ ‪ ‪

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 last known 'portrait' of Manfred von Richthofen If this is as stated in many reproductions, to be the last photo of von Richthofen, then it most probably was taken about 10 a.m., 21 April, 1918. The flying boots seen in the above image are now preserved at the Australian War Memorial.

Q Captain Manfred von Richthofen is helped into his flying gear; a thick coat cap and boots.

The Red Baron Burial Photograph by Underwood Archives

Amiens, France May troops reverently stand by as Manfred von Richthofen, the German ace pilot know as the Red Baron is buried. He was shot down on the Western Front, and his body fell behind the British lines. He was buried with full military honors.

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.

Hauptman Alfred Keller, Oswald Boelcke, and Manfred von Richthofen (standing behind Hptm. Keller, half hidden) at Armee Flug Park 1, 16 September 1916

Hauptman Alfred Keller, Oswald Boelcke, and Manfred von Richthofen (standing behind Hptm. Keller, half hidden) at Armee Flug Park 1, 16 September 1916

World War I in Photos: The Western Front, Part I - The Atlantic; Marne battlefield; http://www.theatlantic.com/static/infocus/wwi/westernfront1/

World War I in Photos: The Western Front, Part I

World War I in Photos: Battlefield in the Marne between Souain and Perthes, (Bibliotheque nationale de France)

✠ Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918)

guns-gas-trenches: “Manfred V. Richthofen, recovering from a head injury.

Life in trenches during the great war

January 1915 Colonel Philip R. Robertson, commanding officer of the Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) returning from a tour of his unit's positions in waterlogged trenches at Bois Grenier, France.

Manfred von Richthofen - German World War I Military Figure. He is best remembered as the famous "Red Baron" German fighter pilot and was the top ace of World War I with 80 combat aerial victories to his credit.

Manfred von Richthofen - German World War I Military Figure. He is best remembered as the famous "Red Baron" German fighter pilot and was the top ace of World War I with 80 combat aerial victories to his credit.

The Red Baron: His Life and Legacy

The Red Baron: His Life and Legacy

German Ace Richthofen: Manfred von Richthofen ("The Red Baron") posing beside Anthony Fokker. Both men are sitting on a crashed Allied plane. Richthofen, without goggles, is on the left. He is credited with 80 victories.

Temporarily blinded

Killer Chemistry: The Chemical Weapons of World War I (Photos)

American prisoners of war, victims of German gas attacks, World War I, The men's eyes are not blindfolded but are bandaged with medical dressings.

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