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April 21, 2011 / jmeuropeana

Last Breakfast, Last Supper

On the 21st of April –

Manfred von Richthofen, aka the Red Barron, German WWI flying ace par excellence, is shot down in 1918 at 11 a.m., so we may assume he had his last breakfast on this day. In his flying carreer he is credited with shooting down 80 enemy aircraft, more than any other pilot.
Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog bekend als de Rode Baron (Breslau, 2 mei 1892 – bij Cappy, Frankrijk, 21 april 1918)
Manfred von Richthofen in einem Dreidecker Fokker

Today is also Maundy Thursday, or Holy Thursday, the Thursday before Good Friday. So that would be the day of the Last Supper. Here are some images of the Last Supper:
vaandels
Het laatste avondmaal
Het laaste avondmaal
The Last Supper

The Virgin Platytera, the Last Supper;Θεοτόκος Πλατυτέρα, ο Μυστικός Δείπνος
La cène
Cène ; Pluie de Manne
[La última Cena] Material gráfico

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