Skip Adair interview (video and transcript, 6 of 7), 1991

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Title

Skip Adair interview (video and transcript, 6 of 7), 1991

Description

Interview of Claude Bryant "Skip" Adair by filmmaker Frank Boring for the documentary, Fei Hu: The Story of the Flying Tigers. Skip Adair trained as a pilot and was recruited by Col. Claire Lee Chennault in 1938 to serve as an instructor for the Chinese Air Force. During the months leading to the formation of the AVG, he toured Army Air Corps bases recruiting pilots and ground personnel in secrecy for the AVG. As part of the AVG Headquarters Staff, Adair acted as the Operations and Supply Group Executive Officer. In this tape, Adair describes the reaction to the AVG's first combat with the Japanese pilots after the bombing in Kunming, in addition to the final days of the AVG and the arrival of the American military.

Date

1991-06-06

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives.

Contributor

Boring, Frank (interviewer)
Christopher, Frank (director)
Fei Hu Films

Identifier

RHC-88_Adair_Skip_1991-06-06_v06

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Adair, Claude Bryant "Skip", “Skip Adair interview (video and transcript, 6 of 7), 1991,” Digital Collections, accessed November 27, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41901.
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