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From The Times

December 1, 2007

Memorial for the Red Baron

SWIDNICA--A memorial has been put up for Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the flying ace of the First World War known as the Red Baron. Jerzy Gaszynski, who lives in the Baron’s former home in Swidnica – originally in Germany but now in Poland – put a plaque and bust of the pilot in the garden to attract tourists. Because six million people died in Poland during Nazi occupation in the Second World War the memorial to the German Baron, who shot down 80 Allied aircraft before being killed in action in 1918, received a lukewarm response from town officials. (AP)

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From The Times

December 1, 2007

Memorial for the Red Baron

SWIDNICA--A memorial has been put up for Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the flying ace of the First World War known as the Red Baron. Jerzy Gaszynski, who lives in the Baron’s former home in Swidnica – originally in Germany but now in Poland – put a plaque and bust of the pilot in the garden to attract tourists. Because six million people died in Poland during Nazi occupation in the Second World War the memorial to the German Baron, who shot down 80 Allied aircraft before being killed in action in 1918, received a lukewarm response from town officials. (AP)

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Pole Honors Germany's Red Baron

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