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China's Wings: War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom during the Golden Age of Flight

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Draws on meticulous research and first-hand sources to document the contributions of China's daredevil pilots before and during World War II, citing the pivotal contributions of American aviation executive William Langhorne Bond and his team in providing emergency supplies in spite of harrowing risks. By the author of Enduring Patagonia. 10,000 first printing.

About the Author

Gregory Crouch graduated from West Point, where he studied military history. He completed U.S. Army Airborne and Ranger schools and led an infantry platoon in Panama, for which he earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge. He left the Army to pursue other interests, most notably in mountaineering and surfing, and his work has appeared in National Geographic, American History, Outside, Climbing, and Mother Jones, among many publications. The author of Enduring Patagonia, Gregory Crouch lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345532350
Subtitle:
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom during the Golden Age of Flight
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Author:
Crouch, Gregory
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Publication Date:
20120228
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
528

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History and Social Science » Military » World War II » General
History and Social Science » World History » China
History and Social Science » World History » General
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