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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  ...


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 ...


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


Eddie Rickenbacker Papers, RG 101. Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker. Index: ... Edward Rickenbacher was born on October 8, 1890 in Columbus, Ohio.


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.


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


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.


Dec 11, 2015 ... Learn more about the dangerous, yet exciting feats of Eddie Rickenbacker, a great aviator who was regarded as the "Ace of Aces" of America.


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


Oct 11, 2016 ... Captain Eddie Rickenbacker was a former race car driver who became the top American flying ace of World War I.