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Fate of the pilots fighting Manfred von Richthofen

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Spread in time of MvR’s 80 victories

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Combat days and victories

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Ranks of the pilots fighting Manfred von Richthofen

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Types of airplanes shot down

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Number and types of airplanes shot down

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Combat wins per airplane type

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MvR’s time at the front as a fighter pilot

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Heatmap of locations MvR visited

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Top10 of locations MvR visited

(based on # of events in the database)

Marke

Swidnica

La Brayelle

Avesnes-le-Sec

Roucourt

Berlin

Verdun

Kortrijk

Sailly-le-Sec

Cappy


Average ages of MvR’s victims (pilots and observers)

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Age evolution of the 80 pilot victims

1916

1917

1918

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Squadrons of the pilots fighting Manfred von Richthofen

1st Squadron, RFC1Lt. Allan McNab Denovan
2nd Squadron, RFC52/Lt. Cyril Douglas Bennett, Capt. George Cyril Bailey, Lt. James Benjamin Evelyn Crosbee, 2/Lt. James Smyth, Lt. Edward Treloar Smart
3rd Squadron, RFC32/Lt. Donald Cameron, Major Richard Raymond-Barker, 2/Lt. David Greswolde Lewis
6th Squadron, RFC1Lt. John Briest Culley Madge
9th Squadron, RFC1Lt. Ralph Walter Elly Ellis
11th Squadron, RFC42/Lt. Lionel Bertram Frank Morris, Lt. Ernest Conway Landsdale, Sgt. James Allen Cunniffe, Lt. Waldemar Franklin
12th Squadron, RFC22/Lt. Ian Gilmour Cameron, 2/Lt. David Evan Davies
13th Squadron, RFC4Lt. Patrick John Gordon Powell, Lt. Edward Claude England Derwin, 2/Lt. Alphonso Pascoe, Lt. Reginald William Follit
15th Squadron, RFC2Lt. Thomas Henry Clarke, 2/Lt. Vernon Jack Reading
16th Squadron, RFC6Lts. Percival William Murray, 2/Lt. Gerald Maurice Gosset-Bibby, 2/Lt. George MacDonald Watt, F/Sgt. Sidney Herbert Quicke, 2/Lt. Keith Ingleby MacKenzie, 2/Lt. Eric Arthur Welch
18th Squadron, RFC4Sgt. Cuthbert Godfrey Baldwin, 2/Lt. Gilbert Sudbury Hall, Lt. Lionel George D’Arcy, Sgt. George Stead
19th Squadron, RFC42/Lt. Coningsby Phillip Williams, 2/Lt. Coningsby Phillip Williams, Lt. Richard Plunkett Baker, 2/Lt. Richard Applin
21st Squadron, RFC22/Lt. William Cecil Fenwick, 2/Lt. Arthur James Fisher
23rd Squadron, RFC1(possibly) Lt. Robert Wallace Farquhar
24th Squadron, RFC1Maj.Lanoe George Hawker
25th Squadron, RFC4Captain Oscar Greig, Lt. Arthur Elsdale Boultbee, 2/Lt. Donald Peter McDonald, 2/Lt. Allan Harold Bates
27th Squadron, RFC1Sgt. Herbert Bellerby
29th Squadron, RFC52/Lt. William Harold Trant Williams, Capt.Arthur Gerald Knight, Sgt. James Thomas Byford McCudden, Lt. Arthur John Pearson, Lt. Christopher Guy Gilbert
32nd Squadron, RFC1Lt. Benedict Philip Hunt
34th Squadron, RFC12/Lt. Algernon Peter Warren
40th Squadron, RFC12/Lt. John Hay
41st Squadron, RFC2Lt. Donald Argyle Douglas Ian MacGregor, Lt. John Percy McCone
43rd Squadron, RFC22/Lt. Herbert John Green, Lts. John Heagerty
46th Squadron, RFC2Lt. Algernon Frederick Bird, Capt.Sydney Philip Smith
48th Squadron, RFC22/Lt. Arthur Norman Lechler, Lts. Alfred Terence Adams
52nd Squadron, RFC12/Lt. Ernest David Jones
53rd Squadron, RFC2Sgt Hubert Arthur Whatley, Lt. Leslie Spencer Bowman
54th Squadron, RFC12/Lt. William George Ivamy
57th Squadron, RFC1Capt. Norman George McNaughton MC
59th Squadron, RFC1Capt. James Maitland Stuart
60th Squadron, RFC22/Lt. George Orme Smart, Lt. William Oswald Russell
62nd Squadron, RFC12/Lt. Leonard Frederick Cyril Clutterbuck
64th Squadron, RFC1Lt. James Alexander Vazeill Boddy
73rd Squadron, RFC4Lt. Elmer Ernest Heath, Capt.Thomas Sydney Sharpe, 2/Lt. Albert Vernon Gallie, Lt. Ronald George Hinings Adams?
79th Squadron, RFC12/Lt. George Helliwell Harding
82nd Squadron, RFC1Lt. Joseph Bertram Taylor
8 RNAS2Flt/Lt. Allan Switzer Todd, Flt. Sub-Lt Albert Edward Cuzner
Source of the badges: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Royal_Flying_Corps_squadrons and http://www.rafweb.org/Badges/Squadrons001-100.htm
Source of the pilot names: Under the Guns of The Red Baron by Norman Franks, Hal Giblin and Nigel McCrery.
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