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HORNS OF A DILEMMA: The Flying Tigers

December 5, 2018

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Sam Kleiner, author of the new book The Flying Tigers, tells the story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation’s desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific. This talk took place at the University of Texas at Austin and was sponsored by the Clements Center.