P-40 fighters piloted by Flying Tigers (1st American Volunteer Group) attack Japanese planes in China during World War II.
China Date:1942 Duration:3 min 57 sec Sound:Yes
Flying Tigers (1st American Volunteer Group) operations in China during World War 2. An animation shows location of U.S. 10th and 14th Air Forces in India and China. Japanese troops march. Japanese planes taxi and take off. Japanese troops wave as planes take off. Japanese planes in flight. Planes strafe trucks on a highway. U.S. pilots assigned to the Flying Tigers (1st American Volunteer Group) beside P-40 Warhawk fighter planes. U.S. Army Air Corps Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault looks at a map laid on a jeep. Japanese planes in flight over clouds. Flying Tigers come out from behind a tree and run to P-40s. P-40s taxi on an airfield. Formation of P-40s in flight. Interior of a plane shows Japanese gunners cleaning guns while on the mission. Formations of P-40s. Japanese planes being shot down. Japanese planes spin down, hit the ground and explode. A wrecked Japanese plane. U.S. Lieutenant Art T. Smith in the cockpit of a P-40. An animation shows the location of an old Burma road from Rangoon, Indo China. An American convoy at sea. Cargo is unloaded at a harbor in India and transferred to river barges. Small Chinese barges on the Rour. A small Chinese train loaded with supplies. The cargo being transferred from an American standard gage train to a small gage train. Chinese civilians load equipment on trucks.
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