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Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 – July 23, 1973) was an American fighter ace ... Edward Rickenbacker was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Swiss ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Visit Biography.com to meet race car driver, WWI flying ace and aeronautics executive Eddie Rickenbacker (1890–1973).

Eddie Rickenbacker - WW1 Ace and President of Eastern Airlines


The American Ace of Aces, Eddie Rickenbacker, was a successful race car driver , fighter pilot, airline executive, wartime advisor, and elder statesman. Few aces ...

Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker Is Dead at 82 - The New York Times


Jul 24, 1973 ... Eddie Rickenbacker, a leading fighter ace in World War I and retired chairman of .... Mr. Rickenbacker was born of a German-Swiss father and a ...

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A short biography of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, commander of the US 94th " Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron.

Eddie Rickenbacker - World War I Ace - Military History - About.com


Born October 8, 1890, as Edward Reichenbacher, Eddie Rickenbacker was the son of German-speaking Swiss immigrants who had settled in Columbus, OH.

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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 ...

Q&A: Author on Eddie Rickenbacker's "Enduring Courage"


May 26, 2014 ... The author of a new book on Eddie Rickenbacker talks about the famous ... though written about in an academic biography earlier, was that he ...

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Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of .... Eddie Rickenbacker's autobiography is a book that needs to be rediscovered.

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Encyclopedia of World Biography The Oxford Companion to... The Columbia ... Eddie Rickenbacker was one of those rare heroes who enjoyed enduring fame.

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Captain Eddie Rickenbacker: America's World War I Ace of Aces ...


Edward Vernon Rickenbacker was born in Columbus, Ohio, on October 8, 1890. The son of Swiss immigrants, he was the third of eight children. His parents ...

Eddie Rickenbacker and Six Other People Survive a B-17 Crash ...


Captain Edward Vernon Rickenbacker had gained fame as a daring racecar driver before becoming the United States' top-scoring fighter ace of World War I and ...

First World War.com - Who's Who - Eddie Rickenbacker


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.