Tho’ much is taken, much abides; and though
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven; that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Saturday, February 20, 2016
America's first WWII Ace
On this day in 1942, Edward O'Hare became the first American ace of World War II. He was also the first Navy man to receive the Medal of Honor. Chicago's O'Hare International Airport is named after him.