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America's second ranking Ace

"He was the most daring aviator and greatest fighter pilot of the entire war. His life is one of the brightest glories of our Air Service. He went on a rampage and shot down 14 enemy aircraft, including 10 balloons, in eight days. No other Ace ... even the dreaded Richthofen had ever come close to that." Capt. Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker said of Lt. Frank Luke, America's second ranking Ace in World War I. Captain Rickenbacker was the leading Ace.

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