Date (inclusive): 1941-1967
Collection Number: 67002
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material:
12 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box, 3 envelopes, 2 oversize folders
(5.4 Linear Feet)
Correspondence, orders, memoranda, reports, and speeches and writings, relating to aerial operations in China during World
War II, and to postwar American foreign policy in China.
Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives
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|1890, Sept. 6
||Born, Commerce, Texas
||Commissioned First Lieutenant, U.S. Army. Became military aviator
||Retired from U.S. Army Air Corps as a Lieutenant Colonel
||Adviser to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek
|1941, Aug.-1942, July
||Commanding Officer, American Volunteer Group in Chinese Air Force
||Commissioned Brigadier General, U.S. Army Air Forces
|1942, July-1943, Mar.
||Commanding General, China Air Task Force
||Promoted to Major General
|1943, Mar.-1945, Aug.
||Commanding General, 14th Air Force
||Retired from U.S. Army Air Forces
||President, Chinese National Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Air Transport, and its successor organizations, Civil Air Transport
and China Air Transport
Way of a Fighter
|1958, July 27
||Died, New Orleans, Louisiana
Subjects and Indexing Terms
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations
World War, 1939-1945 -- China
China -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- China
United States. Army
United States. Army Air Forces. China Air Task Force
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 14th