[WWI] RIP MvR April 21 1918

Brad & Merville bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca
Sun Apr 22 13:07:38 EDT 2007


Antipodean propaganda!  ; )

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From: "rob" <rob at rob-stewart.to>
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Subject: Re: [WWI] RIP MvR April 21 1918


>I saw a show on the Discovery channel about it.  Apparently MvR was shot 
>from below, probably by Australian troops.
>
> http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,21514532-5001561,00.html
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manfred_von_Richthofen#Death
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> Brad & Merville wrote:
>> Actually it was Biggles.  Good thing too, if MvR had been taken alive he 
>> likely would have been subjected to......The Comfy Chair!!
>>
>> Brad
>> nf:  The Hangman's SPAD (Glencoe)
>> nu: Back to the bloody Flashback 1 1/2 Strutter again.
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andy Bannister" <a.bann at ntlworld.com>
>> To: "'World War I Modeling Mailing List'" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>> Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2007 10:48 AM
>> Subject: Re: [WWI] RIP MvR April 21 1918
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>>> I thought Snoopy got 'im....
>>>
>>> A.
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org
>>>> [mailto:wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org] On Behalf Of Douglas Anderson
>>>> Sent: 22 April 2007 15:09
>>>> To: World War I Modeling Mailing List
>>>> Subject: Re: [WWI] RIP MvR April 21 1918
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> No he wasn't. Some PBI whose name I forget. Or some alien
>>>> space craft, depending on who is making the latest
>>>> revisionery documentary.
>>>>
>>>> Brad & Merville <bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca> wrote:  It's 89
>>>> years today MvR. was finally brought down by Roy Brown. One the
>>>> most signifigant dates in WW1 aviation history, closely
>>>> followed by the day
>>>> Herr Timm painted Voss' cowl olive brown.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>
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