Brigadier General Chennault and Colonel Scott with Flying Tigers and their P-40 aircraft in China
China Date:1942 Duration:1 min 19 sec Sound:Yes
Brigadier General Chennault of 23rd Pursuit Group U.S. Army Air Force, and Colonel Scott standing in front of a map of China. A picture of Chiang Kai Shek. Colonel Scott talking to Flying Tigers personnel and Chinese hosts. P-40 aircraft with shark teeth paintings seen in background. Colonel Scott is welcomed by Captain Wong of China Air force. Pilot R.T. Smith in cockpit of P-40 warplane. The plane has many Japanese kill flags painted on side. P-40s of Flying Tigers lined up. Aerial views of P-40 aircraft in flight. Pilots wearing new flying uniform but with special sign on back 'Free China' written on them. General Chennault inside aircraft as he begins command with his new role under the USAAF leading the China Air Task Force (later the 14th Air Force).
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