Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection

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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.

Only the photographs and patches have been digitized.

Subject

Kitty Hawk (Aircraft carrier)
United States. Navy
United States. Navy--Firemen
Withrow, Robert, 1946-
Aircraft carriers
Airplanes, Military
Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Creator

Withrow, Robert, 1946-

Format

color patches (military patches)
photographic prints
yearbooks

Date

1965-1967

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

Collection Items

[Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club patch]
United States Navy service patch for the "Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club," circa 1966-1967. Features a junk ship in front of three red lines, representing the flag of South Vietnam.

[Vietnam service patch, 1966-1967]
United States military patch for in-country service in Vietnam, 1966-1967. Features two aircraft flying over a bent figure and the words "Sorry about that."

[USS Kitty Hawk cruise patch, 1966]
Cruise patch for the 1966 Far East cruise of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) as part of Task Force 77 of the 7th Fleet. Features an image of the ship and a list of ports of call, including Hawaii, Yokosuka, Japan, Okinawa, Formosa, Hong Kong, and the…

[USS Kitty Hawk cruise patch, 1965-1966]
Cruise patch for the 1965-1966 Far East cruise of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63). Features an image of the ship and a list of ports of call, including Hawaii, Yokosuka, Japan, Okinawa, Hong Kong, and the Philippines.

[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…

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

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