Flying the Hump to China Rendi

Writer: Steven C. King | Number of Pages: 204 pages
Date: 13-08-2004 | ISBN: 1418479276

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TitleFlying the Hump to China
Rating (Rating: 2 - 10 votes)
FormatEbook
Published13-08-2004
ISBN review1418479276
ISBN13 review9781418479275'
Total page204 pages
WriterSteven C. King
Flying the Hump to China A youngster's flying dreams become a reality when he enlists in the Army Air Corps. Flying ever more challenging airplanes, he earns his wings and learns the skills needed to fly the B-24 Liberator. He boards a plane for overseas, his destination being unknown. It turns out to be India, flying 4-engine cargo aircraft hauling gasoline over the Hump to China, where B-29s wait for gas to make bombing runs on Japan. Fear is not the enemy; fear is towering thunderstorms with lightning, extreme turbulence, driving rain, icing and headwinds. Over 150 photos clarify the dual CBI mission; the two year effort to reopen the Burma Road and the first airlift that delivered 650,000 tons of support to China.…flying, hump, china, Comics, Politics, Science, Classics, Paranormal, Health, Biography memoir, Feminism, History, Modern