Red Devil

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Red Devil or Red Devils may refer to:



  • Ii Naomasa (1561–1602), Japanese general known as the Red Devil, and the unit he led was known as the Red Devils
  • Camille Jenatzy, a Belgian race car driver nicknamed Le Diable Rouge (The Red Devil)
  • Manfred von Richthofen, a German fighter ace nicknamed Le Diable Rouge (The Red Devil) by his enemies



  • Doxorubicin, trade name Adriamycin, a chemotherapy drug nicknamed "red devil" for its deep red color and dangerous side effects
  • Secobarbital, trade name Seconal, a barbiturate sedative-hypnotic drug nicknamed 'red devil' for its packaging in red capsules

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]



  • Red Devils (film), a 1923 Soviet adventure film directed by Ivan Perestiani based on the story by Pavel Blyakhin

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  • Diables Rouges, nickname of the 152nd Infantry Regiment of the French Army
  • Diables Rouges, nickname of SPA 160 a former unit of the French Air Force


  • Diavoli Rossi ("Red Devils"), nickname of the Sassari Mechanized Brigade
  • Diavoli Rossi ("Red Devils"), a former aerobatics display team of the Italian Air Force
  • Diavoli Rossi ("Red Devils"), nickname of the 2nd Squadron of the Italian Air Force in World War II
  • "Red Devils", British nickname for Italian SRCM Mod. 35 grenades

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Other countries[edit]

  • Diablos Rojos (Red Devils), a helicopter anti-drug task force of the Bolivian military
  • Diablos Rojos (Red Devils), a defunct aerobatic team of the Peruvian Air Force
  • "Red Devils", nickname of the Parachute Regiment of the Indian Army
  • Roter Teufel (Red Devil), nickname of German submarine U-552
  • Tercera Compañia de Infantería Diablo Rojo (Third Red Devil Infantry Company) a unit of the defunct Panamanian Defense Forces
  • "The Red Devils", the aerobatic team of the Belgian armed forces

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Other uses[edit]

  • The Red Devils, aerobatics team led by the late Charlie Hillard
  • Geosesarma hagen, a species of crab which is sometimes called "red devil" in the aquarium trade