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Gibbons, The Red Knight of Germany: The Story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany’s…

Gibbons, The Red Knight of Germany: The Story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany's

Gibbons, Floyd. The Red Knight of Germany: The Story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany’s Great War Bird. [Including an Appendix: “Table of Richthofen’s Victories [80] and Final Defeat through Captain Roy Brown in a Camel 1”] With Drawings by Clayton Knight. New York, Garden City Publishing Co., Inc. 1927. 20.8cm x 13.7cm. 383 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Including a related newspaper-clipping “Who shot the Baron ?”

Floyd Phillips Gibbons (1887 – September 1939) was the war correspondent for the Chicago Tribune during World War I/ Gibbons was given France’s greatest honor, the Croix de Guerre with Palm, for his valor on the field of battle.
A biography of the Red Baron called The Red Knight of Germany.The Red Knight of Germany was usually seen in his spectral WWI triplane, a Fokker Dr. I/ The Red Knight’s Fokker reportedly kept pace with the rocket propelled Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet/ Manfred Richthofen was known as the Red Baron to the rest of the world during World War I/ The German flying ace was shot in the heart by a .303 bullet in 1918 while pursuing a Sopwith Camel and managed to safely land his triplane before succumbing to his wounds.

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The Red Knight of Germany: The Story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany's Great War Bird.
The Red Knight of Germany: The Story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany’s Great War Bird.