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Eddie Rickenbacker


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  ...

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 - United States Air Service


It is the story of American World War I combat aviation, the aviators, their ...

Eddie Rickenbacker Collection - Auburn University Special ...


Eddie enlisted in the U.S. Army in May, 1917 as part of the American ... World War I photos from the Rickenbacker Digital Collection.

Biography of Eddie Rickenbacker, World War I Ace - Military History


The top American ace of World War I, Eddie Rickenbacker was a former racecar driver who joined the US Army in 1917. A gifted mechanic, Rickenbacker had to ...

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Dec 10, 2014 ... As the first U.S. pilots prepared to leave for the front, Rickenbacker asked to go with them. Maj. Carl Spaatz approved the request and ...

Eddie Rickenbacker - Business Leader, Race Car Driver, Pilot ...


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

Captain Eddie Rickenbacker - Civil Air Patrol


Eddie Rickenbacker's actual family name was “Riechenbacher,” but was changed to ... When the United States entered WWI, he became a driver for the Army ...

Captain Edward "Eddie" V. Rickenbacker


ofaces" in World War I. Eddie Rickenhacker is an example of the American hero. ... packet on Eddie Rickenbacker provides information in narra- tive lorm, and ...

Motts Military Museum :: Eddie Rickenbacker


Captain Eddie Rickenbacker Boyhood Home Replica ... Columbus, Ohio, home of famed World War I aviator Edward “Eddie” Vernon Rickenbacker (right photo).

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Eddie Rickenbacker - WW1 Ace and President of Eastern Airlines


Successful race car driver, top US ace of WW1 with 26 victories, airline ... The American Ace of Aces, Eddie Rickenbacker, was a successful race car driver, ...

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 Eastern Air Lines, died early yesterday in a Zurich hospital.

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.