[WWI] RIP MvR April 21 1918

Ed Ingersoll ingersollle at gru.net
Mon Apr 23 19:17:29 EDT 2007


I can't resist anymore.
After all this discussion about MvR, I have come to the conclusion that he 
wasn't shot down at all,  he was shot up?
I'll go back to modelling now, thank you.
Ed

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Douglas Anderson" <djandersonza at yahoo.com>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 7:59 AM
Subject: Re: [WWI] RIP MvR April 21 1918


Like all of the great aces of that war that didn't make it; I cannot think 
of one where there isn't a question reguarding their demise.

rob <rob at rob-stewart.to> wrote:  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



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"
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> Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2007 10:48 AM
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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
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>>>
>>>
>>> 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 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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