Covert Operations, Hidden From History: Sam Kleiner's "The Flying Tigers"

May 23, 2018

In The Moment ... May 23, 2018 Show 343 Hour 1

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Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, a group of young American men and women risked their lives in the defense of China. Led by Army pilot Claire Chennault, they crossed the Pacific using false identities only to wind up on a rundown air base in the jungles of Burma.

SDPB's Steve Zwemke talks with author Sam Kleiner about "Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan."