USN Lt. Edward Henry "Butch" O'Hare and LCDR James Thach, pilot F4F aircraft over Hawaii in World War II.
Hawaii USA Date:1942, April 10 Duration:1 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Lieutenant Edward O'Hare, the U.S. Navy's first ace fighter pilot of World War 2, is seen flying his F4F aircraft (number: F-13). Felix-the-Cat logo of the Navy Fighting Squadron Three (VF-3) is seen on his airplane, but only 4 Japanese victory flags are visible below his cockpit. Another F4F (number F-1) appears,flown by Lieutenant Commander John S. Thach, Commander of VF-3. Thach is flying with his canopy open. The VF-3 logo and 3 Japanese victory flags are painted on his airplane. With Thach in the lead, O'Hare maneuvers into the left wing position.
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