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The Red Baron
www.briggsenterprises.com/bluemax/
View a time line of the Red Baron's aviation exploits during World War I and see a month-by-month graph detailing the Baron's air victories at this Richthofen enthusiast's Web site.


Who Killed the Red Baron?
www.anzacs.net/who-killed-the-Red-Baron.htm
This extensive Web site is devoted to reconsidering how the Red Baron died. You'll find summaries of many of the possible theories as well as illustrations and diagrams that help support the various accounts.


The Red Fighter Pilot
www.richthofen.com
Read an online version of Richthofen's autobiography, Der Rote Kampfflieger (The Red Fighter Pilot), which was first published in 1917, the year before the Baron died in battle. The version here is based on a translation by J. Ellis Barker published in 1918.


Military Airplanes of World War I
www.aviation-central.com/1914-1918/ac000.htm
Familiarize yourself with some of the legendary aircraft of World War I and see colorful illustrations of the planes in flight.



Books

The Red Baron's Last Flight: A Mystery Investigated
by Norman Franks & Alan Bennett. London: Grub Street, 1997

The Many Deaths of the Red Baron: The Richthofen Controversy 1918-2000
by Frank McGuire. Calgary, Alberta: Bunker to Bunker Publishing, 2001

The Illustrated Red Baron: The Life and Times of Manfred von Richthofen
by Peter Kilduff. London: Arms and Armour, 1999

Richthofen: A True History of the Red Baron
by William E. Burrows. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969

The Lafayette Flying Corps: The American Volunteers in the French Air Service in World War One
by Dennis Gordon. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2000

The Lafayette Flying Corps
edited by James Norman Hall & Charles Bernard Nordhoff. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1920

Letters Home From the Lafayette Flying Corps
edited by Nancy Nichols. San Francisco: J.D. Huff & Co., 1993

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Who Killed the Red Baron?
Inside the Baron's Mind

Inside the
Baron's Mind

Richthofen's writings reveal his bravado waned toward the end.

Americans Against the Baron

Americans Against the Baron
Hundreds of U.S. pilots joined Allied forces in battling the Germans.

Explore Competing Theories

Explore Competing Theories
Conflicting eyewitness accounts have led to many possible deaths for the baron.

The Aerial Arms Race

The Aerial
Arms Race

New models of fighter planes spurred a game of cat and mouse between daring aces.



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