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    Chiang Mai (Chiengmai) Chiang Mai Province Thailand
Lat  18° 47' 25N Long 98° 58' 54E  Chiang Mai is located at an elevation of 1,020' / 310m in Chiang Mai Province in the North Region of Thailand. Wartime Allied spelling Chiengmai. Today, Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand second to Bangkok.

American missions against Chiang Mai (Chiengmai)
December 21, 1943December 13, 1944

Chiang Mai Airfield
Used by the AVG still in use today

P-40B Warhawk Serial Number P-8196 Fuselage Number 34
Pilot Jack Newkirk crashed March 24, 1942

P-40B Warhawk Serial Number P-8115 Fuselage Number 69
Pilot William McGarry crashed March 24, 1942

AT-6 Stearman
Crashed in the Chaing Mai area

Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery
Located at Chiang Mai, the AVG Memorial was dedicated on November 11, 2003 at a ceremony attended by four veterans from the AVG including Charles Bond, Dick Rossi, Bob Layher, and Peter Wright. The memorial includes a cenotaph and a memorial plaque that reads "By their deeds you shall remember them" in English and Thai.

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Last Updated
March 24, 2021


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