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The Resource Flying Tigers : Claire Chennault and his American volunteers, 1941-1942, Daniel Ford

Flying Tigers : Claire Chennault and his American volunteers, 1941-1942, Daniel Ford

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Flying Tigers : Claire Chennault and his American volunteers, 1941-1942
Title
Flying Tigers
Title remainder
Claire Chennault and his American volunteers, 1941-1942
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Ford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the 'Flying Tigers', an American air contingent charged with protecting and supplying China during World War II, making their back and forth from India over the infamous "Hump" of Burma
Summary
An updated history of the famous World War II combat pilot squadron documents their mercenary backgrounds, recruitment, and lucrative payoffs for their defense of China and attacks on Japanese planes during numerous daredevil battles. Original
Biography type
contains biographical information
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178405
Cataloging source
DLC
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1931-
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Ford, Daniel
Dewey number
940.54/4951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
12-up
LC call number
D767
LC item number
.F58 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Chennault, Claire Lee
  • China
Target audience
adult
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Claire Chennault and his American volunteers, 1941-1942
Label
Flying Tigers : Claire Chennault and his American volunteers, 1941-1942, Daniel Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Original copyright 1991
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-376) and index
Contents
Presenting Colonel Chennault -- The Special Air Unit -- Too good to be true -- Looks mean as hell -- Flaming till Hell won't have it -- Such a bright red! -- He just went spinning away -- Leaning forward -- They fell in a straight line -- Hoffman down and dead -- Get the heck out of here -- Did you have any warning? -- Like a movie, only better -- The pilots' revolt -- Auction sale at Loiwing -- Piss on Bissell -- Worse than you know -- Passing into history
Control code
2006052268
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Updated and rev. ed.
Extent
xv, 384 p.
Isbn
9780061246555
Lccn
2006052268
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Flying Tigers : Claire Chennault and his American volunteers, 1941-1942, Daniel Ford
Publication
Note
Original copyright 1991
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-376) and index
Contents
Presenting Colonel Chennault -- The Special Air Unit -- Too good to be true -- Looks mean as hell -- Flaming till Hell won't have it -- Such a bright red! -- He just went spinning away -- Leaning forward -- They fell in a straight line -- Hoffman down and dead -- Get the heck out of here -- Did you have any warning? -- Like a movie, only better -- The pilots' revolt -- Auction sale at Loiwing -- Piss on Bissell -- Worse than you know -- Passing into history
Control code
2006052268
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Updated and rev. ed.
Extent
xv, 384 p.
Isbn
9780061246555
Lccn
2006052268
Other physical details
ill., maps

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