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Flying Tigers Photo Exhibit Opening
October 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$5
The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will be presenting highlights from the photo exhibition, “Salute to WWII Flying Tigers in China,” curated by Pedro Chan 陳燦培, Director of the American Flying Tigers Institute. Included in this special exhibition will be select Flying Tigers articles and artifacts from SDCHM’s permanent collection.
Special Guest Lecture with Harry Kaplan
Harry Kaplan joined the US Army Air Corps in 1943, becoming a radio operator and gunner aboard a C-46 transport plane operating the China/Burma/India Theater during WWII. His unit provided supplies to American and Chinese forces in China in the famous “Hump Operation.”
About the Exhibitor:
Pedro Chan has been collecting and donating thousands of Flying Tigers and WWII artifacts to both Chinese and American museums since 2007. He is also serving as Adviser of the Pacific Aviation Museum, Pearl Harbor, Chinese American Museum of Los Angeles and Flying Tigers Historical Organization in the US, Honorary Director of Kunming Flying Tigers Museum and Advisor to the Zhijing Flying Tigers Museum, Hunan, China.
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