“The right of citizens to bear arms is just one guarantee against arbitrary government, one more safeguard against the tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible.” — Senator Hubert H. Humphrey (D-MN)
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.