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Claire Lee Chennault

In charge of creating the American “Traveling Tigers” volunteer armed forces service that aided the Chinese language Air Power during World War II, this armed forces pilot received two Distinguished Traveling Crosses for his service in the U.S. Military Air Corps as well as the U.S. Military Air Makes. After their studies at Louisiana Condition University, he inserted a USA Military officer training curriculum at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana. He continued to serve during Globe Battle I in the Military Air Service. Experiencing hearing reduction and lung complications, he finished his American armed forces profession in 1937 and became a civilian trainer of Chinese language armed forces pilots. His 1st relationship, to Nell Thompson, led to eight kids. He and Thompson divorced in 1946, and he remarried Chinese language reporter (and long term politician) Chen Xiangmei, with whom he previously another two kids. He convinced Chinese language innovator Chiang Kai Shek to demand that USA Chief executive Franklin D. Roosevelt remove USA Military commander Joseph Stillwell (who was simply then offering in China) from his armed service post.

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