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von Richthofen's last flight

Battle Name : von Richthofen's last flight

Date(s) : 21 April 1918

Part of : First World War , The Western Front ,

Outcome : A victory for Britist Aircraft on Patrol over German Aircraft of Jagdstaffel 1

Type of battle : Air


The day when Baron Manfred von Richthoffen, the 'Red Baron' finally succumbed to the inevitable. After 80 confirmed kills he was shot down himself, but remained the 'Ace of Aces' with the highest number of victories for the war.


Above the road between Sailley-le-Sec and Le Hamel on the Western Front, France. (France)