Baron Von Richthofen

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Baron Von Richthofen

Post by pickelhauben » Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:42 pm

Hey Guys,

I tried a quick google and was unable to find the info I wanted.

Does anybody know what Regt. the Baron was in ?

And would anybody have a picture of his Uhlan helmet or the type he would have worn ?

Thanks.
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Re: Baron Von Ricktoffen

Post by SkipperJohn » Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:05 pm

Manfred von Richthofen was in the Ulanen-Regiment Kaiser Alexander der III. von Russland (1. Westpreußisches) Nr. 1 ("1st Emperor Alexander III of Russia Uhlan Regiment (1st West Prussian)") and was assigned to the regiment's 3. Eskadron ("No. 3 Squadron"). (Preussen 1914, p.400).

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Re: Baron Von Ricktoffen

Post by pickelhauben » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:37 am

SkipperJohn wrote:Manfred von Richtoffen was in the Ulanen-Regiment Kaiser Alexander der III. von Russland (1. Westpreußisches) Nr. 1 ("1st Emperor Alexander III of Russia Uhlan Regiment (1st West Prussian)") and was assigned to the regiment's 3. Eskadron ("No. 3 Squadron"). (Preussen 1914, p.400).

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Thanks for the info.

So his Uhlan helmet would have had a standard guilt line eagle ( smaller uhlan eagle wappen ) ?

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Re: Baron Von Ricktoffen

Post by SkipperJohn » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:30 am

pickelhauben wrote:
SkipperJohn wrote:Manfred von Richtoffen was in the Ulanen-Regiment Kaiser Alexander der III. von Russland (1. Westpreußisches) Nr. 1 ("1st Emperor Alexander III of Russia Uhlan Regiment (1st West Prussian)") and was assigned to the regiment's 3. Eskadron ("No. 3 Squadron"). (Preussen 1914, p.400).

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Thanks for the info.

So his Uhlan helmet would have had a standard guilt line eagle ( smaller uhlan eagle wappen ) ?
I believe that he would have worn a Tschapka with a gilt first pattern grenadier eagle.
Tony has one here: http://www.kaisersbunker.com/dunkelblau ... /dbh53.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Baron Von Ricktoffen

Post by Adler » Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:53 am

In my humble opinion, you should spell the Guy's name in the correct way...

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen

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Re: Baron Von Ricktoffen

Post by b.loree » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:16 pm

All that I can add, is that his tschapka was placed on the coffin in the film sequence where he was returned to the soil of the "Fatherland".
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Re: Baron Von Ricktoffen

Post by pickelhauben » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:58 pm

Adler wrote:In my humble opinion, you should spell the Guy's name in the correct way...

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen

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Re: Baron Von Richthofen

Post by PICKELMAX » Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:08 am

Hi friends,

Here is his Tschapka on the coffin :
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205213463" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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And the Red Baron's Tschapka was something like that : mod 1889/94 for officier with the "Alte Regimenter" wappen.

ImageColl 407 by Max Pickelmax, sur Flickr
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Headgears of the prussian Uhlans 1856-1918
http://ulanen-tschapka.monsite-orange.fr/

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