Who Killed The Red Baron Author:P.J. Carisella and James W. Ryan On April 21, 1918, the World War's most romantic hero, Baron Manfred Von Richtofen, leader of the crack team of combat fliers known as the Flying Circus, crashed to earth near the Somme River in his boldly painted red triplane. He was twenty-five and had 80 victories to his credit -- a record never surpassed during the war that gave him fame, d... more »eath, immortality.
One bullet had killed him. Who had pulled the trigger? No one could say for certain. It seemed fitting, in a way, that this myth-figure, this new Siegrfried, should die a mysterious death.
Now, using a mass of newly revealed facts and copious photographs, sketches, and mpas, P.J. Carisella and James W. Ryan have uncovered the truth. The story they tell is one to fascinate hard-headed aviation buffs and those who love the romantic moments of history.« less