Manfred von Richthofen

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Manfred von Richthofen
Manfred von Richthofen.jpg
Richthofen wears the Pour le Mérite, the "Blue Max", Proushie's heichest militar order, in this offeecial portrait, c. 1917
Birth name Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen
Elk-name "Reid Baron"
Born 2 Mey 1892(1892-05-02)
Breslau, German Empire
(nou Wrocław, Poland)
Dee'd 21 Apryle 1918(1918-04-21) (aged 25)
Morlancourt Ridge, near Vaux-sur-Somme, Fraunce
Allegiance German Empire German Empire
Service/branch Uhlan (Lancers)
Luftstreitkräfte (Imperial German Army Air Service)
Years o service 1911–18
Rank Rittmeister (Cavalry Captain)
Unit Jasta 11, Jagdgeschwader 1
Commands held

Jasta 11 (Januar 1917)

Jagdgeschwader 1 (24 Juin 1917 – 21 Aprile 1918)
Relations Lothar von Richthofen (brither),
Wolfram von Richthofen (cousin)
see Richthofen for mair
Signatur Manfred von Richthofen Signature.svg

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 Mey 1892 – 21 Aprile 1918), an aa widely kent as the Reid Baron, wis a German fechter pilot wi the Imperial German Airmy Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during the First Warld War.