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Claire Lee Chennault General "The Flying Tigers" 1942 Signed Autograph Photos WW II
Russell Whelan-"The Flying Tigers The Story Of The American Volunteer Group"-1942-Viking Press-5 1/2" X 6 1/2"-223 pages-Hardcover Book-With Photos-Signed By Claire Lee Chennault.Chennault, Claire Lee, 1890–1958, American general, b. Commerce, Tex. In World War I he was a pioneer in air pursuit tactics. Retired (1937) from the army, he went to China and organized air defenses for Chiang Kai-shek. He formed there (1941) the American Volunteer Group (known as the Flying Tigers). Recalled (1942) to duty, he headed the U.S. air task force in China and retired (1945) as a major general.A hand signed cut signature by C.L. Chennault with a fountain pen in black has been affixed to the title page of the book.The cut signature portion is approximately 1" X 5"................BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.