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Why Study World War II in China?

World War II in China hardly merits any notice in history books this day in age, save for its relegation to the footnotes of the Pacific campaign. It was not the main arena in which America fought the Japanese. However, it was in many ways the main arena for the Japanese battling the Allies. While…

Meet the Author

I grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I attended the Air Force Academy and had the opportunity to be a glider instructor pilot. I graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Military History and a minor in Chinese Language. I worked on THE FORGOTTEN SQUADRON in my spare time at the Academy; interviewing veterans,…

Flying Tigers

The purpose of this site is to promote discussion about the Air War in China during World War II. In no other theater did airpower feature as singularly important as it did in China. No other theater featured a smaller air force either. In 2010, Schiffer published my book The Forgotten Squadron:The 449th Fighter Squadron…