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GERMANY – POSTCARD – HARRY ROTHENBERG AVIATION CARD – 3001 – LOTHAR FREIHERR VON RICHTHOFENSKU: 42-320
$110.00Today we offer Rothenberg card Nr 3001 of Lothar Freiherr von Richthofen (1894-1922) the younger brother of Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918). Like his elder brother Lothar was a cavalryman. Whereas Manfred was an Ulanen, Lothar was a Dragoner. Lothar followed Manfred into the Imperial German Air Service having served on the Eastern front and served a brief stint in an observation squadron. His first posting to a Jasta was to Jasta Nr 11 with his brother. He was wounded severely several times and his final score was forty victories including a dubious victory over the English ace Albert Ball who at the time was the top English ace. Lothar was killed in an air crash in 1922….