Fighting the Flying Circus

By: Rickenbacker, E. V.

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Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with Color and B&W illustrations and maps. Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (1890-1973) was an American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient. With 26 aerial victories, he was America's most successful fighter ace in the war. He was also a race car driver and automotive designer, a government consultant in military matters and a pioneer in air transportation, particularly as the longtime head of Eastern Air Lines. Rickenbacker described his World War I flying experiences in this book, his memoirs, "Fighting the Flying Circus," published after the war. In this book, he also describes the character, exploits, and death of fellow pilot Lt. Quentin Roosevelt, the son of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. . This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean; still in original shrink-wrap. NEW. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 95. Color and B&W Illustrations and Maps. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. lxxii, 435 pp

Title: Fighting the Flying Circus

Author Name: Rickenbacker, E. V.

Categories: Military, Military History & Weapons, Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Biography & Memoir,

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1997

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 2479

Keywords: Military History; WWI; World War One; air force; Fighter Pilots; Memoirs; Lafayette Flying Corps; Lakeside classics;