Manfred von Richthofen (1892 – 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.
Otto Kissenberth (1893 – 1919) was a German flying ace of World War I credited with 20 aerial victories. He became one of the first German fighter pilots, flying with Kampfeinsitzerkommando (Combat Single-Seater Command) Einsisheim. He scored six victories with this unit as it morphed into a fighter squadron, Jagdstaffel 16. His success brought him command of Jagdstaffel 23 on 4 August 1917.