AVG Scholarship

To Preserve the History and Legacy of the American Volunteer Group the AVG-Flying Tigers Association has established a Scholarship.  The first scholarship was awarded in 2009 to Elizabeth Hunt, a student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautics University.

Click to read Elizabeth Hunt's thank you letter (PDF)

Interviews & Articles

Chuck Baisden

TV crew captures history of local WWII hero

By Pamela E. Walck Savannah, GA Morning News
Created 2008-10-05 23:30

Charles "Chuck" Baisden sits in the den-turned-TV-studio-set of his Wilmington Island home and prepares for another journey back in time....

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Frank Losonsky

WWII vet shares experience as 'Flying Tiger'

BY LARRY GIERER - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. --

He never really thought of himself as a hero -- just a guy helping a country in a difficult time...

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Ed Janski

A Tiger shares his memories

By Rita Farlow, Times Staff Writer

As a propeller specialist, Edwin "Ed" Janski was responsible for keeping the Flying tigers' sharknosed Curtiss-Wright P-40 Tomahawks in the air....

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AVG Gift Acknowledgements

Disabled American Veterans Acknowledgment Letter

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La Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux Acknowledgement Letter

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"Red" Hanks

Jane "Red" Hanks

Click Here for newspaper article
(from the Easton, MD, Star Democrat)