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Fighting the Flying Circus

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Published by Tales End Press .
Written in English


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ISBN 101623580404
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Flying over combat hours, Eddie Rickenbacker personally shot down 26 enemy aircraft. He was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Herbert Hoover in Eddie Rickenbacker wrote his World War I experiences in the book, Fighting the Flying Circus, , such as one story.


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Fighting the Flying Circus Paperback – Decem by Eddie Rickenbacker (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 81 formats and editions Hide other formats and /5().

Fighting the Flying Circus Paperback – January 5, by Eddie Rickenbacker (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 81 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(). Fighting the Flying Circus is the wartime journal of Eddie Rickenbacker, Americas top surviving fighter ace in World War I.

The narrative, told casually and in first person, is a fast paced, fun, and exciting read that details the many harrowing flights that put this pilot among the best of the best/5. FIGHTING THE FLYING CIRCUS BY EDDIE RICKENBACKER. This on-line edition of Eddie Rickenbacker's World War One memoirs dates from the original version published by Stokes in Captain Rickenbacker, originally from Ohio, was best known as one of the Commanders of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, a crack unit of pilots which included many.

Excerpt from Fighting the Flying Circus Eddie Rickenbacker's stories of his air battles in France are of exciting interest, both in the narration of the thrilling adventures with enemy airmen and in the revealment to the reader of his intimate thoughts and feelings, as he went out day after day to attack the boasted champions of the German Air Service/5.

Page - Some gigantic hand seemed to be tearing up the earth in huge handfuls, opening ugly yellow holes from which sprang a whirling mass of dirt, sticks, and dust.

And nearer and nearer to the line of trenches this devastating annihilation was coming. To know that human beings were lying there without means of escape— waiting there while the pitiless hailstorm of shrapnel drew slowly.

Eddie Rickenbacker: "Fighting the Flying Circus" & "Seven Came Through" He began his career as an auto racer, gaining international fame by competing in the Indianapolis four times, earning the nickname "Fast Eddie.".

Subject: Fightung the flying circus It is Ok, I found the 'flying/fighting action' a bit repetitive but then I am not militarily orientated. The narration was good however I felt the pauses between 'paragraphs' were not necessarily always in the right places and that the narrator was certainly proud of his compatriots efforts.5/5(4).

Fighting the flying circus by Eddie Rickenbacker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book was written in and tells of his life flying planes during WWI. He was a WW1 ace and won the Medal of Honor as well as awards from France and England. He also wrote a book about his survival in a life raft after being shot down during WW11 his crew was at the time the longest survivors ever recovered alive in WW : Fighting the Flying Circus: First Edition.

Signed and inscribed by the author, Capt. Edward V. Rickenbacker: ÒIn appreciation of your confidence, Capt. E.V. Rickenbacker.Ó Very good lightly used copy with very minor splitting at front fold and some slight darkening to the spine with a touch of fraying to the corners and with a couple of tiny tears to the cloth at the top and Book Edition: 1st Edition.

Fighting the Flying Circus by Edward Rickenbacker (, Hardcover) $ Free shipping. Fighting the Flying Circus (Paperback or Softback) $ $ Details about Fighting the Flying Circus (Hardback or Cased Book) Fighting the Flying Circus (Hardback or Cased Book) Item Information.

Condition: Brand Rating: % positive. Fighting the Flying Circus Eddie Rickenbacker Read by Brett W. Downey voice sounds like you are listening to a "newsreel" announcer from the 20s. i love the little bit at the end of the book where the reader says "also from the great state of ohio", very cute.

this book will bring you to a realization of just how fast airplane design /5(). Eddie Rickenbacker's World War One memoirs were first published in Captain Rickenbacker, born in the USA, was best known as one of the Commanders of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, a crack unit of pilots which included many former members of the famed Lafayette Escadrille.4/4(10).

Eddie Rickenbacker's first dogfight victory from his book - Fighting the Flying Circus. Using the flight simulation - 'Rise of Flight'. Book Coordinator: Brett W. Downey Meta Coordinator: Barry Eads Proof Listener: Barry Eads. Links.

Internet Archive Page. Online text. Wikipedia - Eddie Rickenbacker. Download M4B (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Fighting the Flying Circus. Eddie RICKENBACKER ( - ). Fighting the Flying Circus. By: Eddie Rickenbacker. Narrated by This book was written just before he was killed, and it details his meteoric rise from a cavalryman to.

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Fighting the Flying Circus Eddie Rickenbacker Full view - What else is there left to living now that the zest and excitement of fighting aeroplanes is gone. Thoughts such as these held me entranced for the moment and were afterwards recalled to illustrate how tightly strung were the nerves of these boys of twenty who had for.

Fighting the Flying Circus is an outstanding read for anyone interested in the air war or someone just looking for a great story of some truly brave men.

As a former Marine, I am a bit hesitant to sing the praises of the other services, but these men had what it took and are an example to all that have served/5(5). SUBSCRIBE HERE TO OUR CHANNEL. FRESH CONTENT UPLOADED DAILY. Fighting the Flying Circus Eddie RICKENBACKER ( - ) This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner.

FIRST EDITION OF FIGHTING THE FLYING CIRCUS, INSCRIBED BY EDDIE RICKENBACKER. RICKENBACKER, Edward V. Fighting the Flying Circus.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, (). Octavo, original blue cloth, mounted cover illustrations. First edition of this “thrilling” account of the 94th Hat-in-the-Ring Aero Squadron, with frontispiece portrait, maps and tables, boldly inscribed on the half title. Fighting the Flying Circus contains details about guns jamming and using incendiary ammunition to ignite German balloons.

I was pleased with the photos in Fighting the Flying Circus. These included photos of EVR, his squadron mates, observation balloons, and the Hannover CLII that EVR brought down/5(). Fighting the Flying Circus' contains an exciting collection of stories about air battles in France by Eddie Rickenbacker, and is a perfect book for anyone with an interest in the German Air Service looking for an unusual read.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and 4/5(1).

Yes, the autograph is a facsimile. I once had a beautiful edition of Fighting the Flying Circus which, in addition to the facsimile autograph on the frontispiece, also had a genuine, nicely sweeping autograph in the dark ink of an old fountain pen on one of the preceding blank pages. Unfortunately, about a year ago I was in a financial roughspot and had to sell it - for only slightly more.

Rickenbacker: Fighting the Flying Circus The excitement of automobile racing did not compare with what I knew must come with aeroplane fighting in France. The pleasure of shooting down another man was no more attractive to me than the chance of being shot down myself.

The whole business of. Rickenbacker's adventures, told in Rickenbacker's own words. This story is the definitive acount of WWI air combat. The only books that come close are by British pilot Arch Whitehouse, but those lack the descriptions and heart of Eddie Rickenbacker's "Fighting the Flying Circus".5/5(4).

When Fighting the Flying Circus was first printed inthe USAS had not received the story of Luke's last fight nor the location of his grave.

Fighting the Flying Circus contains details about guns jamming and using incendiary ammunition to ignite German balloons. /5(). LibriVox recording of Fighting the Flying Circus, by Eddie Rickenbacker. Read by Brett W. Downey. This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker.

He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, which ended the war with the highest number of air victories of any American squadron.

Other articles where Fighting the Flying Circus is discussed: Edward Vernon Rickenbacker: are published in his book Fighting the Flying Circus (). In Fighting the Flying Circus, Captain Rickenbacker recounts his combat missions against the Germans in the skies over Europe during WWI.

About Captain Eddie V. Rickenbacker Captain Eddie V. Rickenbacker was the most successful fighter ace in World War I, with 26 aerial victories to his name.

Fighting the Flying Circus - Ebook written by Eddie Rickenbacker. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fighting the Flying Circus.4/5(2). This special presentation copy of Fighting the Flying Circus was issued by Rickenbacker’s automobile company, which was established in and which lasted for five years.

Tipped onto the front pastedown is a second copy of the frontispiece, on the verso of which is a bookplate made out to H.R.

Robertson and signed by Panama-Pacific race. Captain Eddie V. Rickenbacker, originally from Ohio, was best known as one of the commanders of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, a crack unit of pilots that included many former members of the famed Lafayette Escadrille. The 94th ended the war in France with the highest number of air victories o.

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Devised to “impress people with the skill of pilots and the sturdiness of planes,” it became popular in the United States during the Roaring Twenties. Barnstormers were pilots who flew throughout the country selling airplane rides and performing stunts.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to Author: Eddie Rickenbacker. Buy a cheap copy of Fighting the flying circus book. Free shipping over $   The ghost-writing of "Fighting the Flying Circus" by Laurence La Tourette Driggs has been discussed quite a bit on this forum before. I can only suggest you obtain a copy of The Hat in the Ring Gang, the recently-published massive work on the 94th's history by Charles Woolley, and constantly compare it to FTFC.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Fighting the Flying Circus (Wings of war) () by Rickenbacker, Edward /5(). Short Synopsis Fighting the Flying Circus is a collection of memoirs by Eddie V. Rickenbacker, a World War I fighter ace and Medal of Honor recipient, originally published in Full Synopsis Captain Eddie V.

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Rickenbacker, originally from Ohio, was best known as one of the commanders of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, a crack unit of pilots that.Read "Fighting The Flying Circus [Illustrated Edition]" by Captain Eddie Rickenbacker available from Rakuten Kobo. Includes Aerial Warfare During World War I Illustrations Pack with maps, plans, and photos.

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