Ken Jernstedt interview (video and transcript, 5 of 6), 1991

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Title

Ken Jernstedt interview (video and transcript, 5 of 6), 1991

Contributor

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

Description

Interview of Ken Jernsted by filmmaker Frank Boring for the documentary, Fei Hu: The Story of the Flying Tigers. After resigning his officer's commission with the US Marine Air Corps, Ken Jerstedt joined a large group of volunteers leaving San Francisco under the cover of the Central Aircraft Manufacturing Co. to join the AVG in 1941. He served in the Third Squadron "Hells Angels" as Flight Leader and had more than 10 victories against the Japanese. In this tape, Jernstedt describes the attitude of the Third Squadron as their contract was coming to a close and the sense of accomplishment they felt as Flying Tigers.

Date

1991-02-22

Rights

Publisher

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

Identifier

RHC-88_Jernstedt_Ken_1991-02-22_v05

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Ken Jernstedtneth A., “Ken Jernstedt interview (video and transcript, 5 of 6), 1991,” Digital Collections, accessed May 18, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41960.
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