Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager


Born
in Myra, Lincoln County, West Virginia, The United States
February 13, 1923

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Brigadier General Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager, USAF.

Veteran of WWII and the Vietnam War. Achieved "ace" status during WWII, and post-war became the first pilot to break the sound barrier.

His decorations include the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Air Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Average rating: 4.16 · 4,511 ratings · 206 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
Yeager: An Autobiography

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4.17 avg rating — 4,214 ratings — published 1985 — 14 editions
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Press On!

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3.66 avg rating — 163 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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The Quest for Mach One: A F...

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To Fly and Fight: Memoirs o...

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4.33 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 1990 — 9 editions
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Forever Flying an Autobiogr...

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Cabela's: World's Foremost ...

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Wingless Flight: The Liftin...

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NASA's Wingless Flight: The...

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“You don't concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.”
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“You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can't you do the next best thing. You back up, but you don't give up.”
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“You get in, You shoot, You get out!”
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