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Eddie Rickenbacker and the Ivy Leagues

Decisiveness is vital; intelligence is just a bonus. Continue reading

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World War One history lesson in a Nieuport airplane

“The first equalizer was the 15-meter Nieuport” Continue reading

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Replica aircraft that fly: the Spad XIII

“I hurried to the field. There they were, three beauties.” Continue reading

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P-51 Mustang according to Eddie Rickenbacker

“I had never heard such enthusiasm for an airplane. I looked at it, and it was beautiful.” Continue reading

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Germany’s open secret

“Knowing the German mentality, I did not find it at all strange that they were telling me, an American, their plans to lick the world.” Continue reading

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