E.H. Butch O'Hare
The most elusive autograph of all Medal of Honor winners.
Navy pilot Butch O'Hare was one of America's first heroes of WWII.
He won the MOH for shooting down 5 planes in one day on 2/20/1942.
He was later killed in action on 11/26/1943.
Signed document on USS Saratoga letterhead approving
W.E. Eder to Lieutenant (jg) for temporary service in the USNR
Willard Ernest Eder was a Ace in the Pacific Theater with 6.5 confirmed
Eder also has notations in his hand at the bottom of the document where
he also signed.
Butch O'Hare was CO of VF-3 at the time of this order
RARE piece of history!
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