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When tigers ruled the sky : the Flying Tigers : American outlaw pilots over China in World War II / Bill Yenne.

Yenne, Bill, 1949- (author.).

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Windham Free Library - Windham Center 951.042 YEN (Text to phone) 33760146536826 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-343) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The warlord and the Japanese -- The formative years of a visionary loner -- Young tigers -- Chiang Kai-Shek and the Americans -- Young tigers get their wings -- A bridge to war -- Warplanes for a generalissimo on the run -- American volunteers for China skies -- Bounty hunters and farmers sail for China -- The old man of Toungoo and his buccaneers -- The war comes to Southeast Asia -- Stale bread and fair weather friends -- To do something in this war -- Flying Tigers in Asian skies -- Blood and fire overRangoon -- We cannot hold Burma without Chinese help -- Make them pay -- To the Gold Coast and beyond -- From tedium to rat race -- Turning points -- Unrest in the ranks -- The last days of Lei Yun -- Last exits -- Saving China while the quarterback hiked -- Scotty and the tigers -- Fixated upon a mirage -- Bombing season -- Countdown to dissolve day -- Coming out of the cold on a shoestring -- From Flying Tigers into hungry mastiffs -- Out of China -- And into history.
The warlord and the Japanese -- The formative years of a visionary loner -- Young tigers -- Chiang Kai-Shek and the Americans -- Young tigers get their wings -- A bridge to war -- Warplanes for a generalissimo on the run -- American volunteers for China skies -- Bounty hunters and farmers sail for China -- The old man of Toungoo and his buccaneers -- The war comes to Southeast Asia -- Stale bread and fair weather friends -- To do something in this war -- Flying Tigers in Asian skies -- Blood and fire over Rangoon -- We cannot hold Burma without Chinese help -- Make them pay -- To the Gold Coast and beyond -- From tedium to rat race -- Turning points -- Unrest in the ranks -- The last days of Lei Yun -- Last exits -- Saving China while the quarterback hiked -- Scotty and the tigers -- Fixated upon a mirage -- Bombing season -- Countdown to dissolve day -- Coming out of the cold on a shoestring -- From Flying Tigers into hungry mastiffs -- Out of China -- And into history.
Summary, etc.:
Presents an account of the Flying Tigers, the legendary World War II combat group which led America's first venture into covert operations against a foreign power.
Subject: Flying Tigers (AVG), Inc.
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 > Aerial operations.
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 > Participation, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American.
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 14th.
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group.

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