Ding Hao: America's Air War in China, 1937-1946

Ding Hao: America's Air War in China, 1937-1946

by Wanda Cornelius, Thayne Short
     
 

This history book celebrates a near-forgotten band of gallant American airmen, led by Claire Lee Chennault, who served in the midst of a strange land at a time of great turmoil. They arrived in China, not as conquerors, but as codefenders, appreciated by the most humble and grateful Chinese who would smile to them and in many cases utter the only mutually

Overview

This history book celebrates a near-forgotten band of gallant American airmen, led by Claire Lee Chennault, who served in the midst of a strange land at a time of great turmoil. They arrived in China, not as conquerors, but as codefenders, appreciated by the most humble and grateful Chinese who would smile to them and in many cases utter the only mutually recognizable words of communication: �Ding Hao,� meaning �It is good.�

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565545236
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/1999
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Wanda Cornelius worked on William Allen White's Emporia Gazette in Kansas and later went on to work as a correspondent and editor for several Oklahoma and Louisiana dailies.

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