This is a heavily-illustrated, comprehensive summary of all 80 victories of the famous Red Baron, the leading ace of WWI. Full details of each victory are given, including color profiles of the aircraft flown by Richthofen, the type and serial of the downed aircraft, the names of the crewmen and their fate, etc. So much information is provided that two volumes were necessary.
Volume 1 covers von Richthofenâs career up to his wounding in action on 6 July 1917 and has 203 photos (81 in color), 12 illustrations (8 in color), and a painting plus color profiles in its 240 pages. It has a detailed analysis of von Richthofenâs combat with Lanoe Hawker and of von Richthofenâs wounding.