Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 – July 23, 1973) was an
American fighter ace ... Edward Rickenbacker was born in Columbus, Ohio, to
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The American Ace of Aces, Eddie Rickenbacker, was a successful race car driver
, fighter pilot, airline executive, wartime advisor, and elder statesman. Few aces ...
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.
Eddie Rickenbacker was one of those rare heroes who enjoyed enduring fame.
... Born simply Edward Rickenbacher (later Rickenbacker) on October 8, 1890, ...
Born October 8, 1890, as Edward Reichenbacher, Eddie Rickenbacker was the
son of German-speaking Swiss immigrants who had settled in Columbus, OH.
Eddie attributed his father's death to an accident, but the Dictionary of American
Biography entry by Dr. W. David Lewis concludes that William "was killed by an ...
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