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General Chennault's secret weapon : the B-24 in China : based on the diary and notes of Captain Elmer E. Haynes / [edited by] A.B. Feuer ; forewords by Anna C. Chennault and William D. Hopson.

By: Haynes, Elmer E, 1917-.
Contributor(s): Feuer, A. B, 1925-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1992Description: xxiv, 196 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0275943534 (alk. paper); 9780275943530 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Haynes, Elmer E., 1917- -- Diaries | World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- China | B-24 (Bomber) | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American | Air pilots, Military -- United States -- Diaries | China -- History, Military | Air pilots, Military Diaries United States | B-24 bomber | China History, Military | Haynes, Elmer E. Diaries | World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American | World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns China | World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, AmericanAdditional physical formats: Online version:: General Chennault's secret weapon.DDC classification: 940.54/251092 | B | 940.54/4973
Contents:
Foreword / Anna C. Chennault -- Foreword / William D. Hopson -- 1. Flight to Chabua, India -- 2. Introduction to War in China -- 3. Combat at Last -- 4. The Air War Heats Up -- 5. The Quick and the Dead -- 6. Suichwan: Outpost in Hell -- 7. The Legend of "Hainan Harry" -- 8. R&R: Rest and Recreation in China -- 9. Ordeal in the Jungle: Harry Marshall's Story -- 10. Panic in the Skies -- 11. Formation of the 308th Radar Control Detachment No. 1 -- 12. The South China Sea: Cauldron of Death -- 13. Japan's Last Hurrah in China -- 14. Homeward Bound and the Death of Harry Marshall -- Appendix I: Air Bases and Targets, with Approximate Headings and Distances -- Appendix II: Missions Logged by Elmer E. Haynes -- Appendix III: Letters of Commendation -- Appendix IV: Documents on the Operations of the 308th Bomb Group Radar Control Center.
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Includes index.

Foreword / Anna C. Chennault -- Foreword / William D. Hopson -- 1. Flight to Chabua, India -- 2. Introduction to War in China -- 3. Combat at Last -- 4. The Air War Heats Up -- 5. The Quick and the Dead -- 6. Suichwan: Outpost in Hell -- 7. The Legend of "Hainan Harry" -- 8. R&R: Rest and Recreation in China -- 9. Ordeal in the Jungle: Harry Marshall's Story -- 10. Panic in the Skies -- 11. Formation of the 308th Radar Control Detachment No. 1 -- 12. The South China Sea: Cauldron of Death -- 13. Japan's Last Hurrah in China -- 14. Homeward Bound and the Death of Harry Marshall -- Appendix I: Air Bases and Targets, with Approximate Headings and Distances -- Appendix II: Missions Logged by Elmer E. Haynes -- Appendix III: Letters of Commendation -- Appendix IV: Documents on the Operations of the 308th Bomb Group Radar Control Center.

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<p>A.B. FEUER is a military historian and freelance newspaper and magazine journalist. He is the author of Bilibid Diary: The Secret Notebooks of Commander Thomas Hayes (1987), Combat Diary: Episodes from the History of the Twenty-Second Regiment, 1866-1905 (Praeger, 1991), and Coast Watching in the Solomon Islands: The Bougainville Reports, December 1941-July 1943 (Praeger, 1992). He has also published articles in numerous journals, including Military History Magazine , Sea Classics , Civil War Quarterly , and World War II and is a book reviewer for Military Review .</p>

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