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April 21, 1918

On April 21, 1918, during World War I, German pilot Baron Manfred von Richthofen, “the Red Baron”, was shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France. The Red Baron was considered the top ace of aerial combat during the first World War with a recorded 80 kills. A kill was any shooting down … Continue reading

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