Chennault: Giving Wings to the Tiger

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A well-documented portrait of a brave and controversial airman who commanded a Chinese air force during World War II.
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Overview

A well-documented portrait of a brave and controversial airman who commanded a Chinese air force during World War II.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817312923
  • Publisher: University of Alabama Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Prologue 1
1 The Shaping of the Man 4
2 The Lean Years 18
3 Growth, Conflict, Controversy 36
4 "I always thought the air was unlimited" 48
5 The Great Adventure 65
6 China Crossroads 89
7 Birth of an Idea 104
8 Flying Tigers 123
9 The Inevitable End 137
10 The China Air Task Force 153
11 A Clash of Purpose 172
12 A Clash of Personality 185
13 "It looks like one hell of a mess" 207
14 "The situation here in China is appalling" 221
15 "We are holding the sack" 238
16 "It is going to work out all right" 258
17 "Nobody can hurt you except you yourself" 275
18 CAT and the Civil War 284
19 Cold Warrior 307
20 Full Circle 329
21 Reconciliation 351
Notes 368
Bibliography 424
Index 441
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