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Eddie Rickenbacker lost at sea....



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October 24, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1942

* Eddie Rickenbacker goes missing (1st report)
* American World War I airplane fighter ace
* Would be adrift at sea for 24 days


Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Rickenbacker Missing in Pacific On Flight Southwest of Hawaii" (see) Article continues inside with photo. First report coverage on Captain Eddie Rickenbacker going missing after his airplane went down in the Pacific Ocean. He would be adrift at sea for 24 days. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition

Category: The 20th Century