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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  ...

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 ...

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.

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


Captain Eddie Rickenbacker was a former race car driver who became the top American flying ace of World War I.

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.

Wings of Valor - Eddie Rickenbacker, America's Ace of Aces


The story of World War I Ace of Aces, Edward 'Captain Eddie' Rickenbacker.

Eddie Rickenbacker - United States Air Service


Eddie Rickenbacker is the most famous American ace of World War I. Charismatic, tall and blessed with matinee idol good-looks, Rickenbacker soon emerged ...

Rickenbacker an Autobiography (9780137810055): Edward V ...


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Captain Edward V. Rickenbacker House--Aviation: From Sand ...


From 1895 to 1922, this was the Columbus, Ohio, home of famed World War I aviator Edward "Eddie" Vernon Rickenbacker. Eddie, a leading race car driver ...

Rickenbacker: Fighting the Flying Circus


On-line edition of Captain Edward Rickenbacker's account of the airwar during World War One.

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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 Collection - Auburn University Special ...


Eddie Rickenbacker Papers, RG 101. Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker. Index: Childhood; Auto Racing and Manufacturing; World War I; World War II ...

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).