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Manfred von Richthofen – The Red Baron

Card #53, Cigarettenfabrik Basma, German Men: A Collection of Famous Germans series 1934, German-language only issue. Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, born May 2, 1892, Breslau, Province of Silesia, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire (present-day Wrocław, Poland) – April 21, … Continue reading

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Rules Of Aerial Combat

Back during World War I, in order to fly an aeroplane (airplane) you needed to be brave, number one, and you needed skill, but it was the Germans who developed a set of combat rules that are still the norm … Continue reading

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