THE LADY AND THE TIGERS by Olga S. Greenlaw

THE LADY AND THE TIGERS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

No literature this-but lots of human interest, as the wife of Chennault's Chief of Staff and Executive Officer serves as official war diarist for the AVG. In contrast to Whelan's journalistic account of the Flying Tigers, this is feminine, intimate, colloquial. This is a record of unpublicized heroism under hopeless odds, of a punishing campaign with too few planes, rotten equipment; it is a story of her favorites, most of whom were killed in action; there is a good view of Chennault, gallant, determined. And she carries through as confidante, friend and mascot, until the disbanding of the unit, the only woman accompanying them.

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1943
Publisher: Dutton