Captain Rickenbacker’s first victory was won on April 29, 1918. And by May 30, 1918, he had brought down his 5th plane making him an Ace. He always flew and fought with coolness and logic, never refusing a fight, yet planning on having every advantage when he did so. In this painting, he is shown attacking 7 German aircraft single handedly on September 25, 1918. For gallantry in this air combat over Billy, France, he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
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- Rickenbacker's Medal of Honor
- B-24s on Ploesti Raid
- Fight or Flight
- Cold War 003 Corona Satellite "Film Bucket" Aerial Recovery
- In His Country's Service
- Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit of Anyone Who Threatens It
- Ordinance Group Loading GBU-24B
- Service Before Self 1
- US C-17 Arriving at Port Au Prince, Haiti
- Reaper Over Afghanistan
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Throughout the war in Europe, American and allied air power struck heavy and repeated blows at strategic Nazi industries, curtailing production and forcing the Nazi Government into a costly program of industrial maintenance, reconstruction, and rebuilding under ground. A series of destructive raids began in June 1942. In all, Army Air Force bombers made 25 attacks on Ploesti between June 1942 and August 1944; the RAF made three. The raid here depicted shows B-24’s of the 15th Air Force attacking the area ...
At the request of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, this painting was commissioned as a memorial to the Prisoners of War and Missing in North Vietnam. In their nominating the POW as the Military Outstanding Young Man of the Year, the Joint Chiefs hoped to draw attention to the need for American citizens to rally to their plight and help secure their release.