World Battlefronts, SKIRMISHES: Chennault's Shack

Tokyo Radio complained that Brigadier General Claire Chennault's U.S. flyers in China fought unfairly: they zipped into target areas, dropped their bombs and zipped right out again before the Japs had a chance to fight back. Unless Chennault changed his tactics, said the Japs, they would take stern measures.

Last week they did. For the first time in many weeks, the Japs bombed one of General Chennault's airdromes. The Japs zipped in and zipped right out, but not before they had lost one bomber and three fighters. Chennault reported the U.S. loss: "One Chic Sale shack."


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