China’s Wings: War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight Audiobook

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by Gregory Crouch
From the acclaimed creator of Enduring Patagonia arrives a stunning tale of aerial journey set in opposition to the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The amazing real-existence saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies in excess of China in the years leading up to World War II and boldly safeguarded them throughout that conflict China s Wings is one particular of the most exhilarating untold chapters in the annals of flight. At the centre of the maelstrom is the book s courtly, laconic protagonist, American aviation govt William Langhorne Bond. In look for of adventure, he arrives in Nationalist China in 1931, charged with turning all around the turbulent country s flagging airline business, the China Countrywide Aviation Corporation (CNAC). The mission will take him to the wild and lawless frontiers of business aviation: into cockpits with daredevil pilots traveling sometimes practically on a wing and a prayer into the dangerous maze of Chinese politics, in which scheming…

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