Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 – July 23, 1973) was an
American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient. With 26 aerial
The American Ace of Aces, Eddie Rickenbacker, was a successful race car driver
, fighter pilot, airline executive, wartime advisor, and elder statesman. Few aces ...
Captain Eddie Rickenbacker: America's World War I Ace of Aces ... As
Rickenbacker's string of victories grew, so did the respect of his squadron mates.
Rickenbacker, then one of the world's top racing car drivers, immediately enlisted
with the U.S. Army upon America's entrance into the war in April 1917.
Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker. Index: Childhood; Auto Racing and
Manufacturing; World War I; World War II; Eastern Air Lines; Post-war Politics; Life
Jul 24, 1973 ... Eddie Rickenbacker, a leading fighter ace in World War I and retired chairman of
Eastern Air Lines, died early yesterday in a Zurich hospital.
Eddie Rickenbacker is the most famous American ace of World War I.
Charismatic, tall and blessed with matinee idol good-looks, Rickenbacker soon
Eddie Rickenbacker, the man who thanked the sea gulls because a sea gull led
to his survival in a raft at sea in World War II.
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During his time with the 94th Aero "Hat in the Ring" Squadron in WWII, Eddie
Rickenbacker earned nearly every decoration possible, including the Medal of ...