Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault (September 6, 1893 – July 27, 1958), was an American military aviator. A contentious officer, he was a fierce advocate of fight-interceptor aircraft during the 1930s when the U.S. Army Air Corps was focused primarily on high-altitude bombardment. Chennault retired in 1937, went to work as an aviation trainer and adviser in China, and commanded the 'Flying Tigers' during World War II, both the volunteer group and the uniformed units that replaced it in 1942.

- Image ID: 2B01PEG
Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault (September 6, 1893 – July 27, 1958), was an American military aviator. A contentious officer, he was a fierce advocate of fight-interceptor aircraft during the 1930s when the U.S. Army Air Corps was focused primarily on high-altitude bombardment. Chennault retired in 1937, went to work as an aviation trainer and adviser in China, and commanded the 'Flying Tigers' during World War II, both the volunteer group and the uniformed units that replaced it in 1942. Stock Photo
Enlarge
https://www.alamy.com/licenses-and-pricing/?v=1 https://www.alamy.com/lieutenant-general-claire-lee-chennault-september-6-1893-july-27-1958-was-an-american-military-aviator-a-contentious-officer-he-was-a-fierce-advocate-of-fight-interceptor-aircraft-during-the-1930s-when-the-us-army-air-corps-was-focused-primarily-on-high-altitude-bombardment-chennault-retired-in-1937-went-to-work-as-an-aviation-trainer-and-adviser-in-china-and-commanded-the-flying-tigers-during-world-war-ii-both-the-volunteer-group-and-the-uniformed-units-that-replaced-it-in-1942-image344246968.html
Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault (September 6, 1893 – July 27, 1958), was an American military aviator. A contentious officer, he was a fierce advocate of fight-interceptor aircraft during the 1930s when the U.S. Army Air Corps was focused primarily on high-altitude bombardment. Chennault retired in 1937, went to work as an aviation trainer and adviser in China, and commanded the 'Flying Tigers' during World War II, both the volunteer group and the uniformed units that replaced it in 1942.
CPA Media Pte Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: 2B01PEG

Similar stock images