In recognition of the 90th anniversary of the death of Luke Air Force Base's namesake, 2nd Lt. FrankLuke Jr., an F-16 Fighting Falcon was dedicated to the World War I fighter pilot on Monday, Lieutenant FrankLuke Jr. Day. Lieutenant Luke's nephew, Donald
Jr. (May 19, 1897 – September 29, 1918) was an American fighter ace, ranking second among U.S. Army Air Service pilots after Captain Eddie Rickenbacker in number of aerial victories during World War I (Rickenbacker was credited with 26 victories, while Luke's official score was 18). FrankLuke was the first airman to receive the Medal of Honor. Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, a U.S. Air Force pilot training installation since World War II, is named in his honor.
Available in: Board Book. The last great mystery of World War I has been solved. Drawing from more than two thousand pages of unpublished material, archeological digs in France and dozens of interviews with the descendents of
Tell me what you know about FrankLuke Jr., the American fighter ace, ranking second among U.S. Air Service pilots to Eddie Rickenbacker in number of aerial victories during World War I. FrankLuke is a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
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