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John Graff
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WWI Air War Trivia - No.3
      #354782 - 10/23/12 04:06 AM

All:

Who was the first USAAS Ace of WWI?

Note: It was not Rickenbacker!

John


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Randy Sohn
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Re: WWI Air War Trivia - No.3 [Re: John Graff]
      #354799 - 10/23/12 01:45 PM

Quote:

All:

Who was the first USAAS Ace of WWI?

Note: It was not Rickenbacker!

John




Try'na remember quick here, was it that racing guy that was burned so badly?

best, randy


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John Graff
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Re: WWI Air War Trivia - No.3 [Re: Randy Sohn]
      #354803 - 10/23/12 03:10 PM

Randy:

Quote:

Try'na remember quick here, was it that racing guy that was burned so badly?



I'm not at all certain about his pre/post war years with respect to racing and burns... so here's the answer:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Campbell_(aviator)

Best, John


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Randy Sohn
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Re: WWI Air War Trivia - No.3 [Re: John Graff]
      #354809 - 10/23/12 03:48 PM

Quote:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Campbell_(aviator)

Best, John




Aw shoot, didn't want for you to do that, anyhow, I thought of it after I'd sent that last one, this guy, Billy ?, was a pre-WWII, Battle of Britain, Spits or Hurryboxes, one of the other.

best, randy


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