Flying Tigers
3rd edition 2016

‘War history as it should be written!’ — The Hook

Flying Tigers: Claire Chennault and His American Volunteers, 1941-1942

"During the dark, early days of World War II, when the Imperial Japanese army, navy, and air force were running roughshod over Asia and the Pacific, it seemed that nothing could stop them. Only a small band of American mercenary fliers based in Burma and known as the Flying Tigers, led by a leather-faced fighter named Claire Chennault, seemed able to challenge and defeat the Japanese....

"The exciting story of this legendary fighting force that wore American uniforms but Chinese insignia is told in Daniel Ford's definitive history of the legendary Flying Tigers. Every page contains a new tidbit of information and rich, long-forgotten detail."World War II magazine, November 2007

Flying Tigers: Claire Chennault and His American Volunteers, 1941-1942 is available as an e-book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online stores. The paperback is likewise for sale on Amazon and elsewhere, or you can get an autographed copy directly from me.

This is the revised and updated edition of the prize-winning history history of the AVG, published in hardcover by Smithsonian Books and in paperback by HarperCollins. This third edition, from Warbird Books, includes much new material. Blue skies! — Daniel Ford

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Notes and Sources
A Flying Tigers bibliography
The Order of Battle - tables and maps
Warplanes of Burma and China
100 Fair Pilots plus 10
AVG victory credits, in the air and on the ground
Chris Shores on the subject of AVG victory claims
What the reviewers said
Half price! The 2007 HarperCollins edition

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