Salute to WWII Tigers in China Exhibit

WWII Flying Tigers

Ping Yao, Professor in the Department of History and Director of the Asian and Asian-American Studies Program, has organized the "Salute to WWII Flying Tigers in China Exhibit" (Nov 15-Dec 15) at the University Library.  This exhibition is a personal collection by community historian Dr. Pedro Chan of 177 photos of the Flying Tigers, who helped China fight the Japanese during WWII. Chan's exhibit has been displayed across the nation, educating spectators on the heroism of these flying fighters. Dr. Chan is serving as Adviser of the Pacific Aviation Museum, Pearl Harbor, Chinese American Museum of Los Angeles and Flying Tigers Historical Organization in the US. He is the Honorary Director of Kunming Flying Tigers Museum and Advisor to the Zhijing Flying Tigers Museum, Hunan, China.  Coordinated by Ping Yao, Professor of History and Director of the Asian and Asian-American Studies Program (AAAS).  Co-sponsored by AAAS and the University Library.