Miles Browning

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Birthday
10, 1897
Birthplace
Perth Amboy, NJ
Death Date
Sep 29, 1954 (57)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1897
Birthplace
Perth Amboy, NJ
Death Date
Sep 29, 1954 (57)

About

Captain of the aircraft carrier, Enterprise, and pioneer of carrier-based aerial warfare during World War II.

Before Fame

He understood the destructive power of carrier strikes after he witnessed Japanese planes bombing the American fleet in Pearl Harbor.

Trivia

He participated in many of the most important Pacific theater events during World War II, including the Battle of Midway, the Battle of Guadalcanal, and the Doolittle Raid.

Family Life

He had an affair with the wife of a fellow officer and was subsequently dismissed from his military post.

Associated With

He was the grandfather of actor Chevy Chase.