Chuck Baisden interview (video and transcript, 5 of 11), 1991

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Title

Chuck Baisden interview (video and transcript, 5 of 11), 1991

Contributor

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

Description

Interview of Chuck Baisden by filmmaker Frank Boring for the documentary, Fei Hu: The Story of the Flying Tigers. Chuck Baisden was an armorer of the AVG 3rd Squadron, "Hell's Angels." He joined the American Volunteer Group (AVG) in 1941 after signing a covert contract with Continental Aircraft Mfg. Co. He was with the first forces to reach Burma and was stationed at Mingaladon and Magwe, Burma and Loiwing, Mengshi, and Kunming, China. He left the AVG at the expiration of his contract in 1942 and enlisted as a T/Sgt. in the US Army. In this tape, Chuck Baisden discusses his reaction to hearing the news of Pearl Harbor and the days that followed for the AVG, in addition to the reaction of the group concerning the bombing in Kunming.

Date

1991-06-08

Rights

Publisher

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

Identifier

RHC-88_Baisden_Chuck_1991-06-08_v05

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Baisden, Charles, “Chuck Baisden interview (video and transcript, 5 of 11), 1991,” Digital Collections, accessed May 20, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41907.
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