Naval History and Heritage Command

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Imagery and Combat Art 

Hitting Home

"Hitting Home, " drawing, colored pencil on paper, by Herbert C. Hahn, c. 1951. On 1 May 1951, U.S. Navy  AD-4 Skyraiders from VA-195 (USS Princeton [CV-37]) struck the Chinese-held Hwacheon Dam in South Korea with Mk. 13 aerial torpedoes, the first use of these weapons since World War II (88-191-AS).

Published: Tue Apr 07 14:06:42 EDT 2020