Eddie Rickenbacker Papers, RG 101

Finding Aid: Accession 00-036

Listed by: Gary Gunnels -- March 3, 2000


Date Span: 1942

Size of Collection: 1 item

Biographical Sketch: Rickenbacker and his B-17 crew were forced to land in the Pacific in 1942, and spent twenty-one days at sea. After his rescue and some rest, Rickenbacker continued his tour of duty, observing fighting in New Guinea and the Solomons.

Scope / Content: Photocopy of Rickenbacker's speech We Prayed concerning his mission to the South Pacific in 1942.