04/21 – The Red Baron

The "Red Baron" during WWI in front of his bright-red Fokker DR.I aircraft. Many sources indicate that Richthofen resented the publicity he gained from his combat record. (Pinterest) On this day in 1918, German Air Force pilot Manfred von Richthofen was killed while engaging in aerial combat over Vaux-sur-Somme, France. Richthofen - known as Der…