Captain Edward Rickenbacker, America’s premier “Ace” officially credited with 22 enemy planes and the proud wearer of the French War Cross as he appeared upon his arrival on board the Adriatic, ca. 1919. Photo Credit: Underwood and Underwood/National Archives
“Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.”
- Eddie Rickenbacker, the top American fighter ace of WWI and Medal of Honor recipient.