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China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association Newsletter and Roster

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3375

The China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association newsletter housed in this collection is dated 1991 October 30 and contains letters from the President and Chairman of the Board to the membership, notes from the last convention, and lists of new members, life members, and deceased members. The roster provides a list of the Association's members (including address, spouse's name, phone number, role in the operation, and wartime base).

Dates

  • 1991 April 1-October 30

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

The China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association newsletter housed in this collection is dated 1991 October 30 and contains letters from the President and Chairman of the Board to the membership, notes from the last convention, and lists of new members, life members, and deceased members. The roster provides a list of the Association's members (including address, spouse's name, phone number, role in the operation, and wartime base).

Biographical/Historical Note

The China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association Inc. serves those World War II veterans who flew supplies into China from India over the Himalayas (which they termed the Hump) to support the Chinese war effort against the Japanese. This operation began in March of 1942 and ended in May of 1946 as the last units were removed from India.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections on 2009 March 2.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480