Oberleutnant Lothar Freiherr von Richthofen by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
On the evening of 7th May 1917, a fierce battle took place involving aircraft of Jasta 11 and 56 Sqn RFC, the former led by the brother of the Red Baron, Lothar von Richthofen. As the sun dipped beneath the heavy clouds, most expected the dogfight to break off in the fading light, but an extraordinary duel between the RFCs Captain Albert Ball and Lothar von Richthofen broke out, the two aircraft flying directly at each other, firing continuously, then turning and repeating the manoeuvre. Lothars all red Albatross was damaged, but landed safely. Albert Balls SE5, however, was seen by observers to fall through the heavy cloudbase inverted, before crashing heavily, fatally wounding Ball.
|Item Code : DHM1587GS||Oberleutnant Lothar Freiherr von Richthofen by Ivan Berryman. (GS) - This Edition|
| Limited edition of up to 50 giclee canvas prints. || Size 30 inches x 20 inches (76cm x 51cm)||Artist : Ivan Berryman|
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