Flying Tigers in World War II

A program was held to recognize Asian Pacific Americans who fought during World War II. Highlights include Anna Chennault’s… read more

A program was held to recognize Asian Pacific Americans who fought during World War II. Highlights include Anna Chennault’s recollection of her life with the Flying Tigers and remarks by veterans of the group. Former Senator Stevens spoke about flying in support of the Flying Tigers and Representative Wu spoke about the history of the group and his own involvement, including how his parents met. 

“The Flying Tigers & The 14th ASG & 987th Signal Company” concluded the morning session of the commemorative program, “Unsung Heroes: Asian Pacific American Heroism during World War II.” The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Asian Division Friends Society held this event in the Kluge Room of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress on Monday, October 26, 2009. The date shown on screen is incorrect. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
289639-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 15, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 16, 2009

Airing Details

  • Nov 15, 2009 | 12:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 15, 2009 | 6:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 16, 2009 | 12:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 16, 2009 | 6:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
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