20/02/1942 Pilot O’Hare becomes first American WWII flying ace
KETC | Living St. Louis | Edward Butch O'Hare
INTERVIEWING LIEUTENANT EDWARD O'HARE - SOUND
Butch O'Hare. Narrated by Anil Mani
The Life of Edward "Butch" O'Hare and Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Edward O'Hare was an American naval aviator of the United States Navy, who became the Navy's first flying ace when he single-handedly attacked a formation of nine heavy bombers approaching his aircraft carrier. Even though he had a limited amount of ammunition, he managed to shoot down or damage several enemy bombers.
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