Eddie Rickenbacker Prepares for Flight Ca. 1917

Eddie Rickenbacker Prepares for Flight Ca. 1917

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A champion racecar driver before he joined the U.S. army, Eddie Rickenbacker achieved fame as an acrobatic ace fighter pilot in World War I. Rickenbacker scored 26 combat victories, shooting down 22 planes and 4 observation balloons, before the war ended in 1918. Following the war Rickenbacker started the first profitable commercial airline, Eastern Air Lines.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1917]
Copyright Date: ©1917
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 18 sec.)) : sound
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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