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Who Killed the Red Baron?

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Inside the Baron's Mind
Read excerpts from Manfred von Richthofen's autobiography, in which he recounts memories from his boyhood days in the Cadet Corps to his times as the highest-scoring fighter pilot of World War I. (Grades 9-12)

Americans Against the Baron
Follow the life of one U.S. fighter who voluntarily joined Allied forces long before the United States ever officially entered World War I. (Grades 9-12)

Explore Competing Theories
Consider six of the many possible theories of how von Richthofen died. (Grades 9-12)

The Aerial Arms Race
Witness the incremental innovations in Allied and German aviation engineering during the Great War in this pictorial time line featuring 10 World War I aces. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 9-12)

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Complete narration for the TV program.

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