World Battlefronts: Chennault's Antidote

The Japanese radio poured poison into Chungking. Where were the planes, the pilots, the bombs the U.S. had promised China? Why all the painful, handmade preparation of airdromes for U.S. airmen who would never come? Jap bombers would wreck the fields, the Japanese army would capture them, before the Americans could use them to help China's armies or to bomb Japan. And, if the Americans did come, the Japanese would chase them from the skies.

Day after day U.S. Army Air Forces officers in Chungking heard such Japanese broadcasts, kept their wrath and the...

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