The man had a colorful growing up, to say the least!
A short biography about Captain Rickenbacker that was on my Facebook news feed this morning from Disciples of Flight.
Captain Eddie Rickenbacker Consider it luck, skill, or just plain determination: Captain Eddie Rickenbacker survived, by his own count, 135 brushes with death before finally succumbing at the respectable age of 82. He flew numerous combat missions in World War 1 and survived multiple serious airplane crashes after the war. Learn more about the dangerous,