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 nameManfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen
Elk-name"Reid Baron"
Born2 Mey 1892(1892-05-02)
Breslau, German Empire
(nou Wrocław, Poland)
Dee'd21 Apryle 1918(1918-04-21) (aged 25)
Morlancourt Ridge, near Vaux-sur-Somme, Fraunce
AllegianceGerman Empire German Empire
Service/branchUhlan (Lancers)
Luftstreitkräfte (Imperial German Army Air Service)
Years o service1911–18
RankRittmeister (Cavalry Captain)
UnitJasta 11, Jagdgeschwader 1
Commands heldJasta 11 (Januar 1917) Jagdgeschwader 1 (24 Juin 1917 – 21 Aprile 1918)
RelationsLothar von Richthofen (brither),
Wolfram von Richthofen (cousin)
see Richthofen for mair
SignaturManfred 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.