World War II Homefront Era: 1940s: Momentous Change for Chinese Americans
This is a photo portrait of Second Lieutenant Arthur Wong Jr. a Chinese-American aviator from Oakland, California. Wong was a member of the 359th Fighter Group of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). The USAAF were the military aviation arm of the Us Army during and immediately after World War II. Roughly 25 % of all Chinese-American soldiers during World War II served with the Army Air Forces.