Air Transport Command – Airlift During WWII

Air Transport Command – Airlift During WWII

by Jack Kinyon, Air Transport Command (ATC) 1942-1947   The Beginning After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, the United States was suddenly involved in two major wars. One in the Pacific against Japan and the other in Europe against Germany. Troops...
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...