14 results found for: The Hump (Airlift, China)

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STORK, J Royden (#301)

…had the twin-engined Mitchells on board, which were to fly on to unoccupied China. Few thought that Mitchells could fly off carriers and obviously could not land back so the carrier was thought to be ferrying aircraft only. Earlier much testing had taken place at and near Eglin AFB, Florida…

LIANG, Piao-Chang (#192)

…CHINESE ARMY and AIR FORCE, and RESISTANCE of CHINA itself. China never went Vichy so the Japanese became inextricably involved, tying down massive forces on Chinese mainland to allow AMERICAN island hopping STRATEGY; a Chinese book states 1.3M ARMY dead, 4,321 AIR FORCE & that no NAVY statistics are held….

WALTER, AE Mervyn (#232)

…and DUNKIRK, he was DADTn at HO in the MIDDLE EAST, there also having to carry out a special mission to TURKEY, on a more open review of their TRANSPORT SYSTEM, and then also to CHINA to purchase ROLLING STOCK for conversion and shipment to be used to add waggons…

CALVERT, J Michael (#152)

…Jungle is Neutral, 1949), he learned a lot about jungle warfare; and he helped to train Australian special forces. He was moved on to set up a bush warfare school at Maymyo in Burma, east of Mandalay – in fact a school to train guerrillas to fight in China. General…

LOTT, C George (#11)

…1 Owner/operator: 43 (China-British) Squadron Royal Air Force (43 (China-British) Sqn RAF) Registration: P3464 C/n / msn: FT-A Fatalities: Fatalities: / Occupants: 1 Other fatalities: Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: 3 miles from RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex – United Kingdom Phase: Landing Nature: Military Departure airport:…

CUNNINGHAM, John (#50)

…than 1,800 hours of testing before the first Trident was certified airworthy in 1964. One of Cunningham’s greatest assets was his relationship with overseas buyers and his talented training of foreign pilots. After delivering Tridents to Pakistan he became extremely busy with a substantial order for China. An Aerial Battle…

HILL, David (#100)

…extraordinary signatories. American fighter pilot and ‘triple ace’, 12¼ e/a as Sqn Ldr on FLYING TIGER and 6 e/a as US Army Air Corps officer: flew with the 23rd FIGHTER GROUP In 1942-44, also flew P-51s (retired as Brigadier General). Representing AMERICAN VOLUNTEER GROUP of CHENAULT’s ‘FLYING TIGERS’ over CHINA

GODFREY, Douglas R (#153)

…go off and serve with the Royal Ulster Rifles, losing friends in Palestine, before returning for work onto Lincoln, Shackleton, his much loved Vulcans and Andover 748s. He also flew as part of ex-Pathfinder Commander Av-M Donald Bennett’s first Tudor crew on the successful launch of the Berlin Airlift. [AP.]…

STEVENS, Steve (#193)

…flying INSTRUCTOR in South Africa flew BEAUFIGHTERS in 19 SQUADRON SAA under Lt Col DON TILLEY in the ANTI-SHIPPING and STRIKE roles from ITALY and over ADRIATIC, as part of the BALKAN AIR FORCE. Post-war he flew in the BERLIN AIRLIFT, here signing for the wider operations of the SOUTH…

ERCOLANI, Lucian (#215)

…Singapore – sorties of more than 20 hours duration. On June 15 he led a force of Liberators to attack a 10,000-ton tanker, the Tohu Maru, which had been located in the South China Sea. The mission involved a round trip of 2,500 miles. Flying in appalling weather, some of…

COLE, Winefred (#288)

…air base gave support to the North Africa campaign, and a route for USAAF airplanes to fly to India and China to fight the Japanese. In 1944, Brazil sent the 25,000-man Brazilian Expeditionary Force (FEB) to fight in Europe, thus becoming the only Latin American nation to send troops overseas….

DAVID, W Dennis (#18)

the Battle of Britain (1969) and Aces High (1974). David was president of the Hurricane Society and gave his time to the RAF Benevolent Fund and Royal Air Forces Association. In his youth, he excelled at tennis and squash. He later restored antique furniture and china and wrote a memoir,…

MAYBANK, John W (#242)

…resources could be spared from the ATLANTIC & MEDITERRANEAN theatres. The EAST INDIES FLEET’s sea power in the INDIAN OCEAN had dramatically reduced Japan’s use of the sea lanes to BURMA from South East Asia. Japanese built airfields were strung out along the islands between CHINA via FORMOSA, RYUKYU ISLANDS,&…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…FLYING TIGER and 6 e/a as US Army Air Corps officer: flew with the 23rd FIGHTER GROUP In 1942-44, also flew P-51s (retired as Brigadier General). Representing AMERICAN VOLUNTEER GROUP of CHENAULT’s ‘FLYING TIGERS’ over CHINA #34 Lewis HODGES Air Chief Marshal Sir Lewis HODGES KCB CBE DSO* DFC* on…

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