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“Winston Churchill and the Flying Tigers: a new perspective on an American legend”: a lecture by Eugenie Buchan

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join the National Churchill Library and Center as we welcome Eugenie Buchan, author of A Few Planes for China: The Birth of the Flying Tigers. In the first half of 1942 the Flying Tigers took to the skies to fight the Japanese over Burma and China. They rarely had more than forty planes fit to fly but managed to bring down close to 300 enemy aircraft. Refreshments will be served.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: Public


November 15, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm