Foreign News: Von Richthofen

Time was when the flying super-ace, Baron Manfred von Richthofen, was as great a hero in German eyes as was Guynemer to the French.* Before his death he was credited with having brought down 80 Allied planes singlehanded, and the squadron which he commanded boasted of having wiped out 200.

German newspapers asserted during the War that the British Government had set a price of £5,000 (nearly $25,000) on his head. And when an English pilot finally shot him down, during a terrific battle between his squadron of 30 planes and 50...

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