Fighting the Flying Circus: The Greatest True Air Adventure to Come out of World War I

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 25, 2009 - History - 324 pages
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In Fighting the Flying Circus, Captain Rickenbacker recounts his combat missions against the Germans in the skies over Europe during WWI.

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Rickenbacker's first-hand account of World War I aerial combat is riveting from start to finish. I picked this up on a whim when Amazon offered the e-book for 99 cents, and I read it quickly. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chris_El - LibraryThing

A classic WWI memoir. Rickenbacker manages to be serious and somber but yet preserve a positive overall feel to his story. The dark hopeless notes of some of the veterans who spent time in the ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Captain Eddie V. Rickenbacker was the most successful fighter ace in World War I, with 26 aerial victories to his name. A Medal of Honor recipient, he was a government consultant in military matters after the war, and the longtime head of Eastern Air Lines. He died in 1973.

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