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Flying tigers reunion, 1952
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189;
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
5 images. Flying tigers reunion, 29 June 1952. General Claire Chennault
Joan Petach ("Sweetheart of Tigers" -- her father was killed in China)
Marilyn Maxwell
Captain Russell J. Brown (United States Air Force).
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Sandusky. Date: 1952-06-29. Assignment: Flying Tigers reunion. D 19: General Claire Chennault places locket around neck of Joan Petach, naming her Sweetheart of Flying Tigers. Joan's father, John Petach, was killed in action flying with the Tigers before Joan was born. Mother was nurse with Tigers. D 20: General Chennault receives plaque commemorating flying tigers from Robert Smith, master of ceremonies. D 23: Blond at left, seated at speakers table is Marilyn Maxwell. Next is General Chennault. At podium is Captain Russel J. Brown, United States Air Force, recipient of Flying Tiger Pilot Award. Next [...] is publisher of Daily News. To right of him is Mrs. Chennault. D 24, 25: L/R General Chennault, Marilyn Maxwell, Capt. Russel J. Brown, USAF. Mrs. Chennault is visible, [...] publisher of Daily News is visible behind her.
5 photographs : negatives, b&w
10 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
Time Period
9622-016 [Sleeve Number]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961

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