Pilots describe air-to-air combat over Vietnam, aboard USS Midway (CV-41), June 1965



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Description Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Charles W. Hartman (left, in camouflaged flight suit), and Lieutenant Commander Edwin A. Greathouse show Rear Admiral William F. Bringle (seated) how two MiG-17 jet fighters were shot down over North Vietnam by propeller-driven A-1 "Skyraiders" of Attack Squadron 25 (VA-25) over North Vietnam, 20 June 1965. Lt(JG) Hartman was credited with one of the MiGs, and Lieutenant Clinton B. Johnson was credited with the other. LCdr. Greathouse was the mission leader. Note .38 caliber revolvers worn by several of those present.
Date 20 June 1965(1965-06-20)
Source Naval Historical Center
Author US Navy Employee
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