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 MISSING AVG HONORED IN WREATH LAYING AT TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS, AVG family members honor our Missing Tigers at Arlington National Cemetery (4 Replies, Read 7685 times)
aaatripp
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cousin of Maax C. Hammer, Jr., AVG 22Sep41 RIP
We have been informed that AVG family members laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery this past Saturday.

We are most grateful to both Amy Stembridge & Dennis DuPuis (relatives of AVG pilot Peter W. Atkinson) for their thoughtful act and hope to meet them at our AVG Reunion in Atlanta this coming September.

Dennis will be posting photos of this important AVG event.

Tripp

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Edited by aaatripp : February 18, 2016, 8:17 am

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MISSING AVG HONORED IN WREATH LAYING AT TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS
aaatripp
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cousin of Maax C. Hammer, Jr., AVG 22Sep41 RIP
The 15 AVG Flying Tigers who are MIA/Not Yet Recovered are:

1.  Armstrong, John Dean  -    Training accident, believed to be AVG #1.
2.  Hammer, Maax C. Jr.  -      Training accident, believed to be AVG #2.
3.  Atkinson, Peter William  -  Training accident, believed to be AVG #3.
4.  Cole, Thomas -  KIA, burial believed to be Toungoo, may be AVG #4.
5.  Martin, Neil  - KIA, buried in grave #45 at Mingaladon.  Stone in Texarkana is only a monument.
6.  Sandell, Robert  -  killed in flight testing accident, buried at Mingaladon.
7.  Leibolt, Edward  - MIA/declared dead in Rangoon area.
8.  Fauth, John  - buried in British Cantonment Cemetery, Magwe, Burma.
9.  Swartz, Frank  - died of wounds/infection, buried Brit. cemetery, Poona, India.  Repatriation dependent on DPAA/family action.
10. Little, Robert Laing  -  KIA in crash over Salween River Gorge during attack.
11. Petach, John "Pete"  - KIA in fiery crash of his a/c during attack dive.
12. Shamblin, Arnold "Red"  - eyewitness report that his body kicked into river.
13. Dean, John  - CNAC #60 crash site known, recovery subject to Chinese govt.
14. Wright, Allen M.  - CNAC #83 crash, search subject to Chinese govt.
15. Mikelson, Einar  -  CNAC #75 crash, search subject to Chinese govt.



"NO TIGER LEFT BEHIND"



Edited by aaatripp : May 31, 2016, 11:48 am

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MISSING AVG HONORED IN WREATH LAYING AT TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS
aaatripp
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cousin of Maax C. Hammer, Jr., AVG 22Sep41 RIP
With sincere thanks to Dennis DuPuis for providing photos to commemorate this solemn moment of remembrance for our missing AVG Flying Tigers, and to his daughter Amy Stembridge for arranging this ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

Tripp


Tripp Alyn, chair
Historical & Museums Committee
AVG Flying Tigers Association


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MISSING AVG HONORED IN WREATH LAYING AT TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS
aaatripp
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cousin of Maax C. Hammer, Jr., AVG 22Sep41 RIP
With sincere thanks to Dennis DuPuis for providing photos to commemorate this solemn moment of remembrance for our missing AVG Flying Tigers, and to his daughter Amy Stembridge for arranging this ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

What a beautiful wreath & thoughtful, respectful and patriotic sentiment!

Tripp


Tripp Alyn, chair
Historical & Museums Committee
AVG Flying Tigers Association


Edited by aaatripp : February 19, 2016, 1:16 pm

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MISSING AVG HONORED IN WREATH LAYING AT TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS
LydiaRossi
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A beautiful tribute. Many thanks to the Atkinson family.
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