This well written book presents the thrilling story of Manfred von Richthofen, Germany s legendary "Red Baron" ace flyer of the First World War. Here is the classic, unforgettable account of the handsome, dashing fighter pilot who led the "Flying Circus" to one spectacular air victory after another. This heroic flyer is credited with shooting down 80 enemy planes, before he was himself killed in action.
Includes excerpts from Richthofen's own accounts of the war, and letters to his mother, as well as interviews with some of the British flyers who survived being shot down by him.
With illustrations, and dust jacket.