GERMANY – SANKE CARD – MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN – DEATH CARD – NR 619
This Sanke card Nr 619 is unique among Manfred von Richthofen cards. It is a death card. The pose of him is seen in another Sanke card. His portrait is bordered in black. His name below it shows a cross signifying that he is deceased. Below that is a touching poem.
This postcard has never been mailed.
Sanke cards grew out of the early medium of postcards and are now an invaluable documentation of German flyers who, for a short time in aviation history, were at the top of their profession.