Ceremony in China commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Hump


Likiang Mountain, just north of the normal flight path (Gifford Bull photo)

A ceremony was held yesterday in Kunming, China, to honor the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Hump airlift. British, American, and Chinese dignitaries attended the event, and an article about the ceremony written by Patrick Scally appeared in Gokunming.com, a website devoted to promoting interest in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, which was  the eastern terminus of the airlift.

The website also has a fine summary of CNAC in another posting written by Diego Kusak, son of Hump pilot Steve Kusak.

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