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China pilot

Felix Smith

China pilot

flying for Chiang and Chennault

by Felix Smith

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Published by Brassey"s in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Felix.,
  • Chennault, Claire Lee.,
  • China. -- Ku̓ng Chün. -- American Volunteer Group -- History.,
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Air Force, 14th -- History.,
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementFelix Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18156368M
    ISBN 100028811267
    OCLC/WorldCa231896645

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