Hannagan's personality was just as strong as those he considered personal friends: Ernest Hemingway, Gloria Swanson, Gene Tunney, Toots Shor and Eddie Rickenbacker
William Lambert, from Ironton, Ohio, a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross, was America's second leading ace behind the famous Eddie Rickenbacker
. Like Rickenbacker, Lambert patrolled the dangerous skies over France during the "Great War," delivering justice to the Iron Cross as a member of Britain's Royal Flying Corps, No.
Wearing leather helmets and goggles, riding alongside a mechanic, nationally famous drivers like Eddie Rickenbacker
(who would later become America's top World War I flying ace), "Smilin' Ralph" Mulford, Ralph DePalma and Barney Oldfield came to Elgin to compete.
in number of aerial victories with 18.
Caption: Rise and fall Under the leadership of World War I ace Eddie Rickenbacker
(far left) Eastern began flying the U.S.
Billy Bishop, Roland Garros, Mick Mannock and Eddie Rickenbacker
are all examples of what?
Hampton writes of the Lafayette Escadrille in the Great War and brings to life such icons as Manfred von Richthofen, Eddie Rickenbacker
, Roland Garros, and Albert Ball, and others.
was America's most successful fighter ace in the war, with 26 aerial victories.
The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker
, and Jimmy Doolittle--who defined aviation during the great age of flight.
Other AFA exemplars include Orville Wright, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker
, Brigadier Gen.
The aviators; Eddie Rickenbacker
, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight.
By early April he had added four more kills to his total, and then, on April 12, he shot down three Japanese planes to reach 27 and surpass Eddie Rickenbacker
's World War I record of 26.