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Fighter Pilot: The Combat Memoir of Eddie Rickenbacker (Modern Annotated Edition; Expanded & Illustrated with color maps and photos.)

Fighter Pilot The Combat Memoir of Eddie Rickenbacker Modern Annotated Edition Expanded Illustrated with color maps and photos a larger than life figure NEW YORK TIMES the right stuff NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC the epic dream CHICAGO TRIBUNE the legend of his invincibility TIME MAGAZINE FIGHTER PILOT by Eddie Rickenbacker

  • Title: Fighter Pilot: The Combat Memoir of Eddie Rickenbacker (Modern Annotated Edition; Expanded & Illustrated with color maps and photos.)
  • Author: Eddie V. Rickenbacker Laurence La Tourette Driggs David W. Bradford
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • a larger than life figure NEW YORK TIMES the right stuff NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC the epic dream CHICAGO TRIBUNE the legend of his invincibility TIME MAGAZINE FIGHTER PILOT by Eddie Rickenbacker 1890 1973 is one of the great war memoirs of all time, and a classic national bestseller Rickenbacker was America s top fighter ace in the First World War, and ea a larger than life figure NEW YORK TIMES the right stuff NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC the epic dream CHICAGO TRIBUNE the legend of his invincibility TIME MAGAZINE FIGHTER PILOT by Eddie Rickenbacker 1890 1973 is one of the great war memoirs of all time, and a classic national bestseller Rickenbacker was America s top fighter ace in the First World War, and earned the Congressional Medal of Honor His combat memoir literally places the reader in the cockpit of his fighter plane, behind twin machine guns and roaring propeller blades The wind whips across our faces, and enemy planes are all around The main text was originally written only months after the war, under the title Fighting the Flying Circus, a reference to the infamous squadron of the German Baron von Richthofen, aka the Red Baron Boston Hill Press now enlarges, explains, illustrates, and updates this action packed memoir for a modern audience This new version includes rare color images of aircraft from the First World War in their dazzle camouflage New text makes this a complete biography of the man s entire life, not just his combat years This expanded edition reveals that Rickenbacker was a heroic national icon for most of the mid twentieth century, not just in military service This includes early years as a daredevil race car driver he won the Indianapolis 500 interwar success as an high tech industrialist he founded the most profitable airline in U.S history and his gritty courage and leadership of castaways adrift for weeks at sea during the Second World War Both general readers and students of aviation will enjoy this tale by a true American hero He was truly the Ace of Aces Boston Hill Press, a premier publisher of quality wbooks, presents this expanded edition of Rickenbacker s memoir, which includes fascinating new material by the award winning editor, David W Bradford THE BATTLE FOR OMAHA BEACH A fresh introduction covers Rickenbacker s early years as a race car driver and a new epilogue details Rickenbacker s career as a high tech industrialist, and a U.S overseas envoy during World War II new annotation explaining technical terms and personalities no prior knowledge of aviation, or the First World War is required Color maps of the aerial battlefield, presented in high resolution On select Kindle devices and apps, maps may be enlarged Please feel free to download a sample from this webpage High quality photographs from the U.S Air Force Museum, the Library of Congress, and the National Archives in Washington, D.C Most images are colorized or tinted for better appearance specially formatted text for Kindle e readers full Kindle electronic navigation, e.g interactive table of contents and word search Color features requires e reader device capable of displaying color Grayscale devices may display in grayscale On select Kindle devices and apps, illustrations may be enlarged Tap twice on image OR touch image for a few seconds, release, and select the zoom icon that appears What people have said about Eddie Rickenbacker or his book Mr Rickenbacker was a driving leader He put the stamp of his dominant personality on everything he touched he will be recalled as a larger than life figure cast in the same mold as legendary folk heroes of the past NEW YORK TIMES

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