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By Samuel J. Wilson

international battle I fighter pilot William C. Lambert of Ironton, Ohio, flew for the British Royal Air strength in 1918. whilst he left the Western entrance in August, he had 22 victories—then the main completed by way of any American pilot. (By the time of the Armistice in November, his overall used to be passed through Eddie Rickenbacker, the previous race automobile motive force from Columbus, Ohio, with 26 victories.) Lambert survived the struggle and lived into his eighties, unwilling until eventually past due in existence to hunt public approval for his battle list. This publication examines his lifestyles and the wartime stories that outlined it.

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