Hometown Heroes: The Johnny Hampshire Story
Special | 29m 7s
This documentary commemorates Grants Pass native Johnny Hampshire, a Flying Tiger and war hero. Captain John F. Hampshire joined the Flying Tigers as a member of the United States Army Air Corps in the fall 1942. Shot down and killed in China at the age of twenty-four, after destroying a record number of enemy aircraft within a few short months, he was listed as the number two ace in the field.