Chinese American Flying Tiger veterans commemorate the 66 anniversary of victory
Data Figure: Formation Flying Tigers P-40 fighter planes
Xinhua (microblogging) NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (reporters Li Jiu) 16 Chinese-American war veterans Flying Tigers 22, Museum of Chinese in the Americas gathered in New York to commemorate the 66 anniversary of the victory.
these veterans enlisted in the United States has participated in the War in Burma region. Former U.S. 14th Air Force Service mechanic Lin Huajian Looking back emotion, he said: “We are the youngest team that is only 14 years old, the largest has more than 50 years old and we were flying over the most difficult task is to hump line I was the only survivor of my team. “
Museum of Chinese in the Americas, such as interim director, said Zhao Jie, Chinese American Museum to celebrate the heroic deeds during World War II, is to let more people know about Chinese Americans on the contribution to World War II, the United States and home country contributions.
Captain Chennault Flying Tigers was founded by a retired U.S., American Volunteer Air Force official name of the brigade, also known as the Chinese Air Force Air Force American Volunteer Group, the team because of their winged emblem and Tiger shark-shaped head The first fighter unit known.share: