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A Few Planes for China
The Birth of the Flying Tigers
Eugenie Buchan

University Press of New England



Contents

• Introduction
• Chiang’s Rotten Air Force
• Burma Roads
• Plane Aid
• Bruce Leighton’s Guerrilla Air Corps
• Business, the Chinese Way
• T. V. Soong’s Mission to Washington
• A Few Planes for China
• Roosevelt’s Dilemma
• Bombing Japan
• Tomahawks for China
• Robbing Churchill to Pay Chiang
• The Private Military Contractor
• Diplomatic Skirmishes
• Reinforcing the Philippines
• Favoring Currie
• The Mercenary’s Contract
• Recruiters and Recruited
• The International Air Force
• Staying on in Burma
• Squabbling over Bullets
• AVG Summer Camp
• The Short-Term Air Program for China
• Currie Gets in a Jam
• Magruder’s Mission
• Countdown to War
• Epilogue
• Acknowledgments
• Notes

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