A very fine read about one of the Great American Heroes–Captain Eddie Rickenbacker….the First American Ace Pilot during WWI. During WWII his plane was shot down and he was on a raft in the Pacific along with his plane’s crew in a 24 day struggle for survival. After his father died when he was 12 yrs. old; he quit school to work and support his family. Eventually he was given 14 honorary degrees. He was the owner and founder of Eastern Airlines.