Great Mysteries and Myths of the Twentieth Century

Season 1 Episode 4

The Red Baron Mystery

Aired Unknown Jan 01, 1998 on TLC
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The Red Baron Mystery
To the men he led, he was simply der Rittmeister - The Captain. To the world, he was know as ?The Red Baron' - the epitome of the fighter ace and the stuff of legend. He shot down more enemies of the Fatherland then any other of Germany's pilots during World War I. On 21 April 1918, he was shot down. He managed to land his tri-plane, but was dead of his wounds when found by Australian infantry. Had they killed him? Or was it a bullet from one of the RAF fighters which were chasing him in hot pursuit?moreless

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