Chinese SB-2 bomber, Kunming, China, date unknownChinese Hawk III fighters at Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, circa 1940sP-40 Warhawk at rest, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, 1940P-40C Tomahawk IIA with the AVG Flying Tigers receiving needed maintenance alongside a Ryan PT-22 Recruit trainer at Kunming, China, Nov 1941-Spring 1942
Chinese SB-2 bomber, Kunming, China, date unknownChinese Hawk III fighters at Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, circa 1940sP-40 Warhawk at rest, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, 1940P-40C Tomahawk IIA with the AVG Flying Tigers receiving needed maintenance alongside a Ryan PT-22 Recruit trainer at Kunming, China, Nov 1941-Spring 1942
AVG squadron flight leader Robert B-24 Liberator bomber taking off from an advance air field in Kunming, China, circa 1943; note P-40 Warhawk fighters in foregroundChinese P-43 Lancer fighters at rest, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, circa 1940sBuildings occupied by American
AVG squadron flight leader Robert 'R. T.' Smith standing next to his P-40 Warhawk fighter, Kunming, China, 23 May 1942; note Nationalist Chinese emblem on cap and 'Flying Tigers' emblem on aircraftB-24 Liberator bomber taking off from an advance air field in Kunming, China, circa 1943; note P-40 Warhawk fighters in foregroundChinese P-43 Lancer fighters at rest, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, circa 1940sBuildings occupied by American 'Flying Tigers' airmen, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, circa 1944, photo 1 of 2
Buildings occupied by American C-46 Commando and C-47 Skytrain aircraft of China National Aviation Corporation at rest in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, date unknownCNAC pilot Erik Shilling (left), copilot (front), and radio operator (Chinese man, rear) with their C-53 Skytrooper aircraft belonging to the China National Aviation Corporation, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, 1940sMaintenance work at the Kunming airfield in Yunnan Province, China, circa 1944
Buildings occupied by American 'Flying Tigers' airmen, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, circa 1944, photo 2 of 2C-46 Commando and C-47 Skytrain aircraft of China National Aviation Corporation at rest in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, date unknownCNAC pilot Erik Shilling (left), copilot (front), and radio operator (Chinese man, rear) with their C-53 Skytrooper aircraft belonging to the China National Aviation Corporation, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, 1940sMaintenance work at the Kunming airfield in Yunnan Province, China, circa 1944
P-40 Warhawk fighter
P-40 Warhawk fighter 'Little Joe II' at the Kunming airfield in Yunnan, China, 1 Sep 1944


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