Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection

Title

Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection

Description

The Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection is related to the 1965-1967 military service of Robert Withrow, a Fireman (E-3) aboard the USS Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War. The collection consists of ten (10) photographs, two (2) yearbooks, and four (4) military patches related to his service. The color photographs, which do not have any identifying captions, primarily feature aircraft aboard the USS Kitty Hawk, including the Grumman A-6F Intruder, North American A-5 Vigilante, and McDonnell F-4D Phantom II.

The military patches and yearbooks relate to the WestPac (Western Pacific) tours of the USS Kitty Hawk, circa 1965-1967.

Digitized Materials: Only the photographs and patches have been digitized.

Date

1965-1967

Creator

Withrow, Robert, 1946-

Language

English

Rights Holder

The Museum of Flight Archives

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection must be obtained from The Museum of Flight Archives.

Bibliographic Citation

The Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection/The Museum of Flight

Identifier

2008-10-15

Collection Organization

Collection Items

[Guns at fort]
Photograph of coastal artillery guns at an unidentified fort, possibly Fort Wint at Naval Base Subic Bay (Philippines), circa 1965-1967. The guns are mounted on disappearing carriages.

[Aircraft on USS Kitty Hawk]
Photograph of a several aircraft, including a group of McDonnell F-4 (F4H) Phantom II airplanes (tail codes NH) and an unidentified helicopter, parked on the deck of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), circa 1965-1967.

[Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler on USS Kitty Hawk]
Photograph of a Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler aircraft parked on the deck of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), circa 1965-1967.

[North American A3J Vigilante and McDonnell F-4 Phantom II on USS Kitty Hawk]
Photograph of a North American A3J (A-5) Vigilante (nose number 604) and a McDonnell F-4 (F4H) Phantom II (nose number 513, tail code NH) parked on the deck of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), circa 1965-1967.

[Wake from USS Kitty Hawk]
Photograph of the wake from the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), circa 1965-1967.

[McDonnell F-4 (F4h) Phantom II aircraft on USS Kitty Hawk]
Photograph of United States Navy servicemen and a group of McDonnell F-4 (F4H) Phantom II aircraft on the deck of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), circa 1965-1967.

[Douglas A-4 Skyhawks and Douglas AD-1 Skyraiders on USS Kitty Hawk]
Photograph of a group of Douglas A4D (A-4) Skyhawks and Douglas AD-1 (BT2D-1) Skyraiders parked on the deck of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), circa 1965-1967.

[Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler aircraft on the USS Kitty Hawk]
Photograph of aircraft, including several Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler aircraft, parked on the deck of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), circa 1965-1967.

[Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler on USS Kitty Hawk]
Photograph of a Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler parked on the deck of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), circa 1965-1967. Other aircraft, including a helicopter, are parked in the background.

[USS Kitty Hawk at sea]
Photograph of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) at sea, circa 1965-1967. Visible aircraft parked on the deck include: Douglas A4D (A-4) Skyhawk, Douglas AD-1 (BT2D-1) Skyraider, Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler, McDonnell F-4 (F4H) Phantom II, and North…
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