P-40 Warhawk, Model Airplane, Assembled


American Volunteer Group, P-40 Warhawk

In 1940-41, Claire Chennalt’s group defended Burma & China. 

December 29, 1941, Japanese attacked Flying Tigers with 40 bombers and 20 fighters.

Tigers scored 18 kills losing only one plane.

New Years Eve- 80 Japanese planes attacked- Tigers shot down 15 planes- no losses.

Tigers beat the Japanese Air Force in 50+ battles with no defeat.

The American Volunteer Group disbanded on July 4th, 1942.