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Fateful Rendezvous: The Life of Butch O'Hare

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Fighter pilot Butch O'Hare became one of America's heroes in 1942 when he saved the carrier Lexington in what has been called the most daring single action in the history of combat aviation. In fascinating detail the authors describe how O'Hare shot down five attacking Japanese bombers and severely damaged a sixth and other awe-inspiring feats of aerial combat that won him awards, including the Medal of Honor. They also explain his key role in developing tactics and night-fighting techniques that helped defeat the Japanese. ...

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Fateful Rendezvous: The Life of Butch O'Hare
2012, US Naval Institute Press, Annopolis

ISBN-13: 9781591142492

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Fateful Rendezvous: The Life of Butch O'Hare
1997, US Naval Institute Press

ISBN-13: 9781557502476

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