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Chuck Yeager


The first pilot to break the sound barrier, born in Myra, West Virginia. He trained as a fighter pilot, flying over 60 missions in Europe. On March 5, 1944, Yeager was shot down over France, fought with the Maquis, escaped over the Pyrenees carrying a wounded airman. On 14 October 1947, Yeager flew the Bell X-1 rocket research aircraft past Mach 1... See full bio »
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 1985 Flying Without Fear (TV Movie)
 1983 The Right Stuff
Fred (as General Chuck Yeager)
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II
Party Guest (as Charles Yeager)
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Wings Over Barriers (1953) ... (as Charles E. Yeager)
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Other Works:

Memoir (with Leo Janos): "American Hero", "Playboy" (USA), July 1985, p.112-113+118+166-176. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Charles E. Yeager | Charles Yeager | Gen. General Charles E. 'Chuck' Yeager | General Chuck Yeager
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Father of Susan Yeager, Michael Yeager, Don Yeager, and Sharon Yeager Flick. See more »

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Aquarius

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