Lieutenant Commander Edward Henry 'Butch O'Hare (1914-1943) was an American naval aviator of the United States Navy, who became the first naval recipient of the Medal of Honor in World War II. Rare vintage pencil signature, "E. H. O'Hare,” on an off-white 5 x 3 sheet, with inscription in another hand and dated to May 6, 1942. In very good condition, with light staining and several vertical folds. Consignor notes that the signature was obtained when O'Hare visited Miami in 1942.
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