The photo exhibit “Salute to WWII Flying Tigers in China” will be on display in the Capitol Hill Rayburn Foyer on November 13-14, 2014. This exhibition depicts the historical events of the Flying Tigers in some 200 photos in 48 free standing retractable banners. The exhibit is open to the public and media, and is free to attend.
U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee, welcomes the exhibition to Capitol Hill and is currently working on a House Resolution honoring the Flying Tigers achievements during WWII.
“The outstanding gallantry that the Flying Tigers displayed during WWII is a source of tremendous pride throughout America and is a highlight of U.S.-China relations,” said Rep. Royce. “I encourage all to attend this exhibition for the brave pilots and technicians that were willing to sacrifice everything in the name of freedom.”
“Flying Tigers” is the name for the American Volunteer Groups (AVG), China Air Task Force (CATF) and the Fourteenth Army Air Force (14th AAF), all of which were under the command of United States Army Lieutenant General Claire L. Chennault during the World War II campaign to defend China against invading Japanese forces. The Flying Tigers are notable for their …read more
Source:: U.S. Rep. Ed Royce