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Chennault and the flying tigers

Anna Chennault

Chennault and the flying tigers

by Anna Chennault

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Published by s.n. in S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnna Chennault ; introduction by Thomas G. Corcoran
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE745.C35 C44 2010u
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24583509M
LC Control Number2010381016

  When asked about the American Volunteer Group’s name “Flying Tigers” and the group’s insignia, Chennault says: “Before I left the United States in the summer of , I asked a few friends in Louisiana to watch the newspapers and send me any clippings about the A.V.G. Tex’s story is inescapably intertwined with those of Claire Chennault, the famed ‘Flying Tigers’, and the nation of China, and this book weaves all three fascinating storylines into a masterful tapestry, certain to entertain and educate.

She held few government posts, yet she was a strong influence on the course of U.S.-Asian relations in the last half of the twentieth century. She earned the respect of and held the ear of presidents and cabinet members in a time before women were generally accepted in such circles. The Chinese-born wife of General Claire Chennault of World War II Flying Tigers fame, Anna Chennault was a. BOOK ON CHENNAULT’S FLYING TIGERS. Zoom In Zoom Out Reset. $ SOLD. Quantity Available: None. Item Code: Very nice book meas. x inches and runs pages. Nice blue and gold embossed cover. Book is in very good condition. Book is tightly bound and is crammed full of photographs of planes and pilots as well as.

  Instead, the Chennault stamp -- valued at forty cents, a suitably maverick sum -- pays tribute to the "Flying Tigers, s," thus ducking the still-lively debate about whether to extend that title to every U.S. airman who served in China during World War II, or to reserve it . NY: Eriksson, Book. Good-. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 2nd Printing. Many issues with this essentially sound item. Moderate spine cocking (slant due to improper storage) tiny light stain to spines bottom, previous owners name penned, small, at.


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Born in Texas in of a Huguenot family, Chennault attended military school, got his wings just as World War I was ending.