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Flying tigers: Chennault in China.

Author: Ronald Heiferman; Ballentine Books (Firm)
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1971.
Series: Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century., Weapons book ;, no. 29.
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"We began at Toungoo in July 1941 with a kindergarten for teaching bomber pilots how to fly fighters." Within a few months Claire Chennault had welded his men into a first rate air guerilla force, bombing and strafing in the service of China. Known as the Flying Tigers, they were spurred on by a reward of 500 dollars for every Japanese plane downed. - Back cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heiferman, Ronald.
Flying tigers: Chennault in China.
New York : Ballantine Books, 1971
(OCoLC)659506956
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Heiferman; Ballentine Books (Firm)
ISBN: 0345024613 9780345024619
OCLC Number: 267151
Description: 160 pages : photographs, portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The American Volunteer Group --
Lend-lease to China --
Battle for Burma --
China Air Task Force --
Chennault versus Stilwell --
The Fourteenth Airforce 1943 --
Japanese offensive in China --
Counteroffensive --
The end of the road.
Series Title: Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century., Weapons book ;, no. 29.

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"We began at Toungoo in July 1941 with a kindergarten for teaching bomber pilots how to fly fighters." Within a few months Claire Chennault had welded his men into a first rate air guerilla force, bombing and strafing in the service of China. Known as the Flying Tigers, they were spurred on by a reward of 500 dollars for every Japanese plane downed. - Back cover.

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