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The Hump : America's strategy for keeping China in World War II / John D. Plating.

Author/Creator:
Plating, John D. (John David), 1967-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2011.
Series:
Williams-Ford Texas A&M University military history series ; no. 134.
Williams-Ford Texas A&M University military history series ; no. 134
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 331 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- China.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Himalaya Mountains.
Airlift, Military -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Army Air Forces -- Transport service -- History.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
Military doctrine -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
From the Marco Polo Bridge to ABC Ferry Command
Terrain, weather, pilots, and planes
"Barnstorming" over the Hump
The Hump and an ascendant CBI air strategy
"Ten thousand tons by Christmas"
The Hump goes to war
The Hump becomes an airline
The end of the Hump
Notes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-321)and index.
ISBN:
9781603442374 (cloth : alk. paper)
1603442375 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781603442381 (e-book)
1603442383 (e-book)
OCLC:
657270892
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