Tex Hill interview (video and transcript, 1 of 7), 1991

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Title

Tex Hill interview (video and transcript, 1 of 7), 1991

Contributor

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

Description

Interview of David Lee "Tex" Hill by filmmaker Frank Boring for the documentary, Fei Hu: The Story of the Flying Tigers. Tex Hill served in the American Volunteer Group (AVG) as Squadron Leader to the 2nd Squadron "Panda Bears." Prior to joining the AVG, he served in the US Navy as a torpedo and dive bomber pilot and SB2U-2 pilot. During his AVG service, he became a double ace and had more than twelve victories against the Japanese. In this tape, Hill describes his work as a Naval Aviator prior to joining the American Volunteer Group, how he first heard of the opportunity in China, and his personal motivations for going oversees to serve with the AVG.

Date

1991-02-22

Rights

Publisher

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

Identifier

RHC-88_Hill_Tex_1991-02-22_v01

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Hill, David Lee , “Tex Hill interview (video and transcript, 1 of 7), 1991,” Digital Collections, accessed May 20, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41945.
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