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Eddie Rickenbacker Quotes About Courage - 11719

Eddie Rickenbacker Quotes About Courage - 11719

Captain Eddie Rickenbacker and his Nieuport 28!

” - Eddie Rickenbacker, the top American fighter ace of WWI and Medal of Honor recipient. And my personal hero.

70th anniversary of the US Air Force - It was the ‘Great War’ that saw ace aviators such as Eddie Rickenbacker (pictured), fly fixed-wing aircraft to attack targets on the ground with surgical precision or engage enemy airplanes to claim aerial supremacy.

70th anniversary of the US Air Force - It was the ‘Great War’ that saw ace aviators such as Eddie Rickenbacker (pictured), fly fixed-wing aircraft to attack targets on the ground with surgical precision or engage enemy airplanes to claim aerial supremacy.

Eddie Rickenbacker in his SPAD S.XIII.  Rickenbacker flew a total of 300 combat hours, reportedly more than any other US pilot in the war. On September 24, 1918, he was named commander of the squadron, and on the following day, he claimed two more German planes, for which he was belatedly awarded the Medal of Honor in 1931 by President Herbert Hoover. After claiming yet another Fokker D.VII on September 27, he became a balloon buster by downing observation balloons on Sept 28 to 30 Oct 1918.

First Lieutenant E. [Eddie] Rickenbacker, Aero Squadron, American ace, standing up in his Spad plane. Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer National Archives Identifier: 530773

This is a 1926 Rickenbacker Eight Super Sport, Eddie Rickenbacker’s personal car and the only survivor of it’s type. Nickel plating was abundant on this example, which was on display at the 1926 New York Auto Show.

This is a 1926 Rickenbacker Eight Super Sport, Eddie Rickenbacker’s personal car and the only survivor of it’s type. Nickel plating was abundant on this example, which was on display at the 1926 New York Auto Show.

Eddie Rickenbacker - "Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared."

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

The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight | [Winston Groom]

The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight | [Winston Groom]

Eddie Rickenbacker was an American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient. With 26 aerial victories, he was America's most successful fighter ace in the war.

First Lieutenant Edward V. Rickenbacker, US Army Air Service Medal of Honor recipient near Billy-sous-les-Côtes, France World War I September

Eddie Rickenbacker: WWI Ace of Aces. Inspiration for the character of Jerry Reinhart.

Capt'n Eddie - Edward Vernon Rickenbacker - Any book by or about him should be read. I doubt many like him were ever made.

Eddie Rickenbacker, 12 Feb 1929

Eddie Rickenbacker, 12 Feb 1929

1916 Indianapolis 500 Photographic Picture - Dario Resta Eddie Rickenbacker Indy Car History Indy 500 Indy 300 Greatest Spectacle in Racing

1916 Indianapolis 500 Photographic Picture - Dario Resta Eddie Rickenbacker Indy Car History Indy 500 Indy 300 Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Vanderbilt Cup Races Eddie Rickenbacker, WWI American fighter ace.

Vanderbilt Cup Races Eddie Rickenbacker, WWI American fighter ace.

Automotive History: Eddie Rickenbacker – Honestly, What DIDN'T He Do?

Automotive History: Eddie Rickenbacker – Honestly, What DIDN& He Do?

Full Size Picture Eddie Rickenbacker - Maxwell - San Francisco 1915 3.jpg

1915 Eddie Rickenbacker driving a Maxwell in San Francisco race

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