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[NNAM.1997.269.075] Document - 'Table of Personnel for AVG dated 9/13/41'
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Table of Personnel for AVG dated 9/13/41
Accession Number NNAM.1997.269.075
Accession Date 24/10/1997
Object Desciption TABLE OF PERSONNEL - COPY CENTRAL AIRCRAFT MAUNFACTURING CORP. TABLE OF PERSONNEL FOR AVG 9-13-41
Object Notes See Dan Ford, Flying Tigers: Claire Chennault and the American Volunteer Group (Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991)
Notes "This collection of papers relating to the American Volunteer Group (AVG) includes
correspondence and memoranda relating to the assignment of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps
personnel to the Flying Tigers. Most of the documents originated in the Bureau of Navigation,
which in 1941-1942 was the office responsible for matters relating to naval personnel. To
this end, the documents include signed originals from the bureau chief, RADM Chester W.
Nimitz, memoranda to the White House and Secretary of the Navy, personnel rosters, documents
relating to AVG pilot contracts, and fitness reports of selected Flying Tigers, each signed by
Claire Chennault."
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