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2 edition of flying aces of the world. found in the catalog.

flying aces of the world.

Thomas S. M. Clarke

flying aces of the world.

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Published by Mistral Publications in Richmond .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air pilots.,
  • Aeronautics, Military -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL539 .C56
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5905195M
    LC Control Number64003668
    OCLC/WorldCa12636186

      He was awarded a Six-Star Wing Medal by the Chinese. Like the other six-victory aces, he declined to rejoin his country's armed services after the AVG disbanded, staying on in China as a CNAC pilot. He flew for Flying Tiger Line until his retirement in , and was the president of the Flying Tiger Association for over 50 years. He died in


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