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Author Buchan, Eugenie, author
Title A few planes for China : the birth of the Flying Tigers / Eugenie Buchan
Imprint [Lebanon NH] : ForeEdge, [2017]
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  DS777.533.A35 B83 2017    AVAILABLE    30560400631245
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DS777.533.A35 B918 2017    AVAILABLE    30530001306893
 人文社會聯圖  DS777.533.A35 B83 2017    AVAILABLE    30600020115581
Descript xv, 252 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Chiang's rotten air force -- Burma roads -- Plane aid -- Bruce Leighton's guerrilla air corps -- Business, the Chinese way -- T.V. Soong's mission to Washington -- A few planes for China -- Roosevelt's dilemma -- Bombing Japan -- Tomahawks for China -- Robbing Churchill to pay Chiang -- The private military contractor -- Diplomatic skirmishes -- Reinforcing the Philippines -- Favoring Currie -- The mercenary's contract -- Recruiters and recruited -- The international air force -- Staying on in Burma -- Squabbling over bullets -- AVG summer camp -- The short-term air program for China -- Currie gets in a jam -- Magruder's mission -- Countdown to war
Subject Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Participation, American
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Aerial operations
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group
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