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American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force

 
 
American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force, 14th Air Force, WWII Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 24, 2008
1. American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force, 14th Air Force, WWII Marker
Inscription.
This oak tree was planted
as a memorial to those
who served in the
American Volunteer Group,
the China Air Task Force
and the 14th Air Force
during World War II.
Dedicated by the members of
the Flying Tigers of the
14th Air Force Association
1945-1995 50th Anniversary of VJ Day.

 
Erected 1995 by the Flying Tigers of the 14th Air Force Association.
 
Location. 38° 52.806′ N, 77° 4.379′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Touch for map. Marker is in Section 2 of the National Cemetery, off Lee Drive and near Crook Walk. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Unknowns Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flower Garden (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); The Kingdom of My Childhood (within shouting distance of this marker); Garden to Graves (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arlington House, 1864 (about 300 feet away but has been reported missing);
American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force, 14th Air Force, WWII Marker and memorial oak tree, image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force, 14th Air Force, WWII Marker and memorial oak tree,
View from Lee Drive toward Sheridan Drive below.
Guardian of a Nation's Heritage (about 300 feet away); The Arlington Woodlands (about 300 feet away); General Philip Kearny Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Flying Tigers. (Submitted on September 22, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. The 14th Air Service Group and the 987th Signal Operations Company (Special). Chinese-Americans in the U.S. Army Air Force, WWII. (Submitted on September 22, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

3. The official home page of the 14th ASG and 987th Signal Company "Flying Tigers". (Submitted on September 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. China-Burma-India, Claire Chennault, Chinese Americans
 
Categories. Air & SpaceAsian AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryWar, World II
 
Chinese American veterans of the 14th Air Force with friends and family at their 2008 Reunion in DC image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 20, 2008
3. Chinese American veterans of the 14th Air Force with friends and family at their 2008 Reunion in DC
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,262 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on September 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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