Tuesday, August 27, 2013

W.W.II Chinese American Veterans Final Reunion

W.W.II Chinese-American Veterans Final Reunion of the U.S. Army's 987th Signal Operation Corp. [SP] & the 14th Air Force -Air Service Group final reunion in Oakland from September 4-8, 2013.

As many of you know, I am working on a Chinese-Americans who served in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater during World War II oral history and documenting project. There were ten Chinese-American units:
-- The all Chinese-American 987th SP Signal Operations Company was part of the U.S. Army's China offensive.
-- The 14th Air Service Group was under the command of Col. Eric H. Kaeppel, which was attached to the 14th Air Force [The Flying Tigers] consist of the units:
       14th Air Service Group (14th ASG) Hqs. and Hqs. SQ.
       407th Air Service Squadron. - reassigned to the 14th ASG while in China
       555th Air Service Squadron
       1157th Signal Co. - reassigned to the 14th ASG while in China
       1544th Ordinance Co.
       1545th Ordinance Co.
       1077th Quarter Master Co.
       2121st Quarter Master Truck Co.
       2122nd Quarter Master Truck Co.
   I will be attending this final farewell plus I will be doing research on aspects of General Stilwell in the CBI, the OSS and viewing other military collections while up in the Bay Area.
   I look forward to this event and in honoring these and the others who have served their country during this time in history.