By Jack Samson
In this definitive biography of basic Claire Chennault, veteran reporter Jack Samson bargains a unprecedented and interesting inside of examine this mythical guy at the back of the Flying Tigers.
Unlike Eisenhower and MacArthur, Chennault was once no saintly army chief. He was once a chain-smoking, bourbon-drinking, womanizing guy. He was once the type of chief his males knew may well and did fly larger than they--in any form of aircraft. yet first and final, he was once a fighter--a tricky, single-minded warrior who was once by no means harassed by means of who the enemy used to be in Asia, despite what the country division thought.
Following Chennault from this command of the Fourteenth U.S. military Air strength in the course of global conflict II to the a part of his lifestyles that's not good known--the interesting postwar years in China and Formosa, the place his Civilian Air delivery (CAT) turned the scourge of the pink Chinese--The Flying Tiger is a rare portrait of 1 of America’s nice army commanders.
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