The Red Baron
Full name : Rittmeister Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen. During the WWI era
, if you had 20 air victories
, you were a god
. The Red Baron
Born in 1892 in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland), Richthofen tried to become a cavalry officer, but trench warfare eliminated the need for a cavalry, so he entered the young air service. Three years and countless battles later, he was shot down by Australian gunners over British lines.