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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 24, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaRickenbacker Florence Morong news tuesday july 7-a Ameri Rico s Ace of aces Dies at 82 Zurich. Switzerland api Cape. Eddie Leicken Backer. America s flying Ace of of world War i. Died the aviation Pioneer who Learned to Fly by the scat of my battled Iho red Hearnn s a lying circus Over the Fields of Complete selection. Wedding gifts the China shop downtown Florence a Ranco and later helped build Kiis Lern air lines into a major company died of heart failure a Hospital spokesman said. Eastern officials in Miami said his wife of -13 years. Ade Laide was at his Side. Rickenbacker had to Switzerland to be Wilh his wife while she underwent treatment for an Eye ailment. Hut he delayed the trip so he could Lead the fourth of july Parade in key his canc. Ha., whore he had a Winter Home. The easiest thing in the world is to die Iii Harries is to Edward Vernon Rick Myrtle Beach Antiques show and Sale Myrtle Beach s. C. 19lh Semi annual convention Cinter Oak Street air conditioned building july 27, 28, 29, 1973 Friday . To . All saturday . To . Exhibits sunday . To . For Sale sponsor business professional women s club admission Wilh this and 51.25 Reg. Admission s1 50 Chapman shows also bal cave28710 coins Erbacker once said. And live he did. A life of High excitement and danger that prompted him to say in 1970 i be cheated the old. Irim reaper seven limes that i know lie cheated it once More last october when he survived a severe stroke. As an automobile racing daredevil before world War i. Rickenbacker brushed death several limes surviving somersaults in the air and crashes through fences. Lie was seriously injured in 1911 when a commercial air liner he was travelling on crashed near Atlanta. Then in world War ii. Al he age of 52. Rickenbacker drifted on a rubber boat in the Pacific Ocean for 24 Days after the plane carrying him on a curios Union custom Florence Man 663-3091 eminent Mission ran out of Gas and had lobe ditched. K Ach Lime lie faced death Rickenbacker used to say he fought harder to live. I had Faith in he Power above and i had the will to he said. Without Ihm. I would have Ireen dead Long for 2h years until his retire a Clit Al inc end of 1963. Rickenbacker headed Kastern air lines. He was credited with building the airline from an opera Ion employees into a major company. Rickenbacker took Over management of Kastern in and three years later he and several associates purchased it for million. Rickenbacker became president and general manager and in was a Noin led chairman of the Board a position lie held until his re lire Neil. When his plan to organize racing Drivers Inlo a Squadron of fighting pilots in world War i failed. Rickenbacker enlisted in the army and was made a staff Driver for Gen. 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Although 27 and two years Over the Aye limit for airmen the g-foot-2 Rickenbacker enrolled for flight training. After 12 practice flights he soloed and got a lieutenant s commission. In his Book the flying named after the Squadron led by Baron Manfred von Hight tween Man Ace of Rickenbacker told of his initial encounter with the celebrated enemy fliers. Four German planes were following a flotilla of american aircraft thai had bombarded and did not notice Rick advice Given by Strachan Washington a a Young former White House Slaff member asked to give Amer Ica s Young people advice on Public service in Liglin of water Gate said monday stay Gordon Strachan. Who was 27 when he joined the while House staff in 1070. Startled the sen ale watch game committee and the hearing room with his Blunt advice after sen. Joseph m. Montoya. In. M. set him up for an expected to to Neil of uplifting philosophy. Afler Strachan had acknowledged How pleased and awed he was to join he while House staff. Monloy Asaid now because of watergate Many Young people Are writing to us. To members of the com Millie. Expressing great consternation about the future of our country and also saving that Public service is not As Alla Clive As before water Gate. In other words. They Are greatly disappointed and feel let Down in Itil in expectations. The Gallup poll indicates ibis. Now going Back to your original concepts of Public service and Hie motivations which mover you in ibis direction am. Subsequently your soldierly obedience to Inspru Cliofas fron your superiors arid your Fallini Inlo the Waler Galepis. Whal tul vice do you have for Young i believe they warn to hear from you. Will you expand on said Strachan May no be he Type of advice you can look Hack and want to give my advice would in Losi a Kitch Enaid dishwasher or trash compactor Register now. 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I scarcely needed their color to Tell me who they were for the skill Wilh which they All came about so suddenly convinced me thai this was no place for me. I had blundered single handed Inlo the Wilh skillful flying Kickenbacker managed to outrun lie German planes. During his service with the Mth Pursuit Squadron of the . Air serv ice. Rickenbacker piloted a Flimsy Spad. Little More pow Erful than a modern Lawnmower. He shot Down and destroyed 26 German aircraft. Winning the american Ace of aces title. For a Long time Afler world War Rickenbacker criticized the government s aviation pol icy for the import Lance of air Power. When his plane went Down in the Pacific in 1942. Rickenbacker assumed command of the three rubber rafts Wilh Highl survivors aboard. We had no water when we went off and. We had no he recalled. We saved four or Anges and they were scrawny ones at thai which we lived on for eight Rickenbacker or coiled a sea Gull with helping the group sur Vive. He said lie had been praying and within an hour a Seagull came in and landed on my head we wrung his head and feathers from him and carved up his carcass and distributed in and used his innards for two fish were caught provid ing food for iwo Days. The survivors one of whom later died caught rain in shirts socks and handkerchiefs rationing two sips per Man per Day. They were rescued on the Day when patrol planes spotted Kickenbacker s raft. Born in Columbus. Ohio the son of parents who migrated from Switzerland Lii Kenya Cher quit school when he was 12 of tar his father died. At Home in minutes works Quik fix Furchgott s downtown 12" Diagonal . Color to Complete with its own swivel Pedestal base Model 6124 Only simulated to picture Model 7546 styling with 25" Diagonal screen. This video Matic Eye makes Magna Vox . 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