First Across the Atlantic

First Across the Atlantic

First Across the Atlantic When we are asked about who was the first pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean, the answer usually is Charles Lindbergh.  While that is a correct answer, he was not the first to do so. He was the first pilot to navigate across the ocean from New...
Lt. Edwin O’Hare | WWII Naval Aviator

Lt. Edwin O’Hare | WWII Naval Aviator

Edward Henry “Butch” O’Hare was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Edward Joseph and Selma O’Hare on March 13th, 1914. Butch had two sisters, Patricia and Marilyn. In 1927, their parents divorced and their dad moved to Chicago while their mother...