The Flying Tigers - Landmark Books Author:John Toland During World War II a group of American fighter pilots roamed the skies over China and Burma, menacing the Japanese war effort without letup. Flamboyant, daring and courageous, they were called the Flying Tigers. — The Tigers, who had been recruited from the Army, Navy and Marines, first saw action as a volunteer group fighting on the side of Ch... more »iang Kai-shek's China against Japan. Schooled in the unconventional air-combat tactics of their unorthodox leader, Claire Lee Chennault, they racked up some of the most impressive air-victory records of World War II.
In this book John Toland tells the incredible story of Chennault and his magnificent Tigers, a group of men who performed the impossible.« less