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Flying Tigers In Burma - LIFE - March 30, 1942

Flying Tigers In Burma - LIFE - March 30, 1942

RT "Tadpole" Smith 3rd Squadron AVG Ace by P-40B # 91 in Burma during 1942.

Robert Tharp (R.) Smith ,sometimes called Squadron AVG # during

Catalog #: 0152 Subject: The Flying Tigers - China Title: "Walter Pentecost by P-40 Loiwing China, Namsham Airport " Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive

Catalog 0152 Subject: The Flying Tigers - China Title: "Walter Pentecost by Loiwing China, Namsham Airport " Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive

Cleaning The Claws On The P-40E Of The Flying Tigers - The completely redesigned nose accommodating the Allison V-1710-39 engine can be seen in detail on this photo, which the author believes to show one of the AVG P-40Es. "Flying Tigers" received their first Es in March 1942, after the lack of spare parts and combat attrition reduced the unit's strength to only 20 flyable P-40Cs.

Chinese Soldiers And Armorers Of The Fighter Squadron, Fighter Group, Check The Guns On A Curtiss At Kunming, China, 1 February

Pilots of No. 112 Squadron RAF grouped round the nose of one of their Curtiss Tomahawk IIBs at LG 122, Fort Meddelena, Egypt. November 30 1941.

Pilots of No. 112 Squadron RAF grouped round the nose of one of their Curtiss Tomahawk IIBs at LG Fort Meddelena, Egypt.

Robert Prescott, president of the Flying Tiger Line

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Curtiss Hawk 81-A2, American Volunteer Group, 3rd Pursuit Squadron ...

This image makes the rounds of the World War Two pages a lot. Charles Older standing in front of his He served with both the AVG and the Fighter Group.

Pilots Check Out Rudder Shot Off Jap Plane - Jap rudder from plane shot down near the field is exhibited by (from left), Pilots Hill, Bacon, Cole, Rector, Lawlor, Schiel. In the background is shark-faced P-40. These men, plus those in jeep car at right, plus two below, make up most of the pilots of this particular squadron of American Volunteer Group. This is an extremely handy group of men.

AVG pilots at Mingaladon Air Field, Rangoon, Burma, examining piece of downed Japanese airplane after Japanese attack. George Rodger photo for Life Magazine.

Then Squadron Leader Dick Cresswell, CO of 77SQN, standing beside his P-40 Kittyhawk at Livingstone, NT on 20 January 1943.   The wonderful nose art incorporates the flags/ensigns of the USA, UK, Australia and RAAF. If only the photo was in colour.

Then Squadron Leader Dick Cresswell, CO of standing beside his Kittyhawk at Livingstone, NT on 20 January The wonderful nose art incorporates the flags/ensigns of the USA, UK, Australia and RAAF. If only the photo was in colour.

This Emmett S. Davis, CO of the 35th FS, 8th FG, and his P-40N-5 , at Tsili Tsili, New Guinea, January 1944. Davis earned the nickname "Cyclone" during 1941 while stationed in Hawaii, where his peers considered him the hottest Army pilot among them. In the summer of 1943, as recently appointed CO of the 35th FS, 8th FG, Davis engineered the conversion of his unit from P-39s to new P-40Ns, claiming 42 as his own. He scored his first victory on 27 September 1943 and two more on 26 December…

This Emmett S. Davis, CO of the 35th FS, 8th FG, and his P-40N-5 , at Tsili Tsili, New Guinea, January 1944. Davis earned the nickname "Cyclone" during 1941 while stationed in Hawaii, where his peers considered him the hottest Army pilot among them. In the summer of 1943, as recently appointed CO of the 35th FS, 8th FG, Davis engineered the conversion of his unit from P-39s to new P-40Ns, claiming 42 as his own. He scored his first victory on 27 September 1943 and two more on 26 December…

American Volunteer Group in China, by John D. Shaw (Curtiss P-40B)

John Shaw Aviation Art: Reno Gold - The Half Century Reno Gold Poster - The Half Century Flying Tiger Legacy No Saké Tonight In the Presence of My Enemy Ramrod - Outward Bound The Homecoming Into the Storm A Higher Call The Eagle’s Nest Avengers of

Post AVG 23rd Fighter Group

Post AVG 23rd Fighter Group

Aircrew AVG Flying Tigers pilots 23FG3PS Ken Jernstedt 03

Aircrew AVG Flying Tigers pilots 23FG3PS Ken Jernstedt 03

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