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A Few Planes For China

Pub Date : 2017-11-07 | Author : Eugenie Buchan | Publisher : University Press of New England

ISBN 10 : 9781512601299
ISBN 13 : 1512601292

On December 7, 1941, the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor plunged the United States into armed conflict with Japan. In the following months, the Japanese seemed unbeatable as they s..



China Clipper

Pub Date : 2013-09-23 | Author : Robert Gandt | Publisher : Naval Institute Press

ISBN 10 : 9781612514246
ISBN 13 : 1612514243

When the China Clipper shattered aviation records on its maiden six-day flight from California to the Orient in 1935, the flying boat became an instant celebrity. This lively histo..


China Airborne

Pub Date : 2013-02-05 | Author : James Fallows | Publisher : Vintage Books

ISBN 10 : 9781400031276
ISBN 13 : 1400031273

From one of our most influential journalists, here is a timely, vital, and illuminating account of the next stage of China’s modernization—its plan to rival America as the worl..


Flying Tigers

Pub Date : 2016-07-01 | Author : Daniel Ford | Publisher : Warbird Books

ISBN 10 : 9780692734735
ISBN 13 : 0692734732

During World War II, in the skies over Rangoon, Burma, a handful of American pilots met and bloodied the "Imperial Wild Eagles" of Japan and won immortality as the Flying Tigers. O..


Lost In Tibet

Pub Date : 2012-09-04 | Author : Richard Starks | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780762789306
ISBN 13 : 0762789301

Caught in a violent storm and blown far off their intended course, five American airmen--flying the dangerous Himalayan supply route known as "The Hump"--were forced to bail out ju..


Flying The Hump

Pub Date : 1994-06-01 | Author : Otha C. Spencer | Publisher : Texas A & M University Press

ISBN 10 : 0890966249
ISBN 13 : 9780890966242

Noted historian Theodore White called it "the most dangerous, terrifying, barbarous aerial transport run in the world . . . the skyway to Hell." This is the story of the air war ov..