The 14th Air Force, 1939

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Title

The 14th Air Force, 1939

Creator

Contributor

Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1965

Description

Black and white film taken by Chinese Air Force Interpreter P.Y. Shu (no sound). The footage was recorded by Shu as he traveled with Col. Claire Chennault to aid the Chinese Air Force in training and establishing the American Volunteer Group (AVG). The footage documents Shu's travel and family as well as Chennault's and the AVG's activities during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Time-stamped scene list: 00:00 Chinese officers and Chennault in front of a P-40. Chennault talks to American personnels. American air cargo plane. American officers on and around a twin-engine airplane. 02:12 Chennault, American ladies and others visit and leave a house. 03:07 Chinese children. A Chinese family. Basketball game.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1939

Rights

In Copyright

Publisher

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

Identifier

Shu-131

Format

video/mp18

Type

Moving Image

Language

eng
chi

Citation

P.Y. Shu, “The 14th Air Force, 1939,” Digital Collections, accessed February 29, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/53325.
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