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#4405094 - 02/14/18 10:08 AM “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR  
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E-copy of a book I have owned for years and that I reread constantly.
“Captain Eddie” details his time with the Hat in the Ring Squadron.
Excellent read and highly recommended for anyone with an interest in American air operations.

http://www.richthofen.com/rickenbacker/

#4405097 - 02/14/18 10:36 AM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Me too, got it on my kindle!

#4405111 - 02/14/18 12:02 PM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Great book. Really like his writing style.

#4405170 - 02/14/18 06:04 PM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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He had a ghostwriter
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#4405172 - 02/14/18 06:11 PM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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I am sure. Still really like his writing style.
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#4405215 - 02/14/18 10:49 PM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Eddie's book is most certainly a must read no matter who actually wrote it.

I have a ghostwriter. I wish he'd stop. I never hired him, and he's not very good.

#4405224 - 02/15/18 12:02 AM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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You make me laugh, you, the Poet Laureate of the Barmy Offers Club
Cheers,
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#4405225 - 02/15/18 12:07 AM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: Shredward]  
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Originally Posted by Shredward
You make me laugh, you, the Poet Laureate of the Barmy Offers Club
Cheers,
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AMEN to that Shredder!


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#4405235 - 02/15/18 12:53 AM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: Shredward]  
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Poet Laureate? Gentlemen, you honour me. Now then, does that honour come with a stipend or consideration or gratuity of some sort - an emolument if you will? Not wishing to sound gauche mind you, but papa needs a new set of quills.

#4405238 - 02/15/18 01:10 AM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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OH you slay me Lou! rofl Always the opportunist I see. No flies on you Sir!


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#4405244 - 02/15/18 01:59 AM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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#4405670 - 02/17/18 05:09 PM Re: “Fighting the Flying Circus” by Captain EVR [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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