Category Archives: China’s Wings

Posts related to my book, China’s Wings.

Quoted in the July/August issue of The Atlantic

I got quoted in “The Big Question” department of the July/August 2015 issue of The Atlantic, alongside a number of other aviation authors and luminaries. Continue reading

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Terry and the Pirates comic featuring the China National Aviation Corporation

Milton Caniff, one of the greatest American cartoonists, is perhaps most famous for his comic strip Terry and the Pirates. a 1930s and ’40s flying adventure set in China. China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) pilot Frank Higgs was an Ohio … Continue reading

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China’s Wings published in China, in Chinese

China’s Wings has been translated into Chinese and published in China. Here are links to the Chinese edition. Continue reading

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China’s Wings… in Chinese

Coming soon to a bookstore near you… if you live in China: Like this:Like Loading…

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KTSF News spotlights Moon Chin and the CNAC exhibit at the SFO Museum

Link to KTSF television news spot featuring Moon Chin and the Legends of CNAC exhibit at the SFO Museum. (102-year old Moon Chin is looking pretty spry, and he’s interviewed in English. With a cameo appearance by Craig Chinn.) Continue reading

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Rescued World War II photographs

Very cool story on Huffpost: “Recovered Film Gives An Amazing First Look at Scenes from World War II” About a photographer who recovers and develops old and abandoned rolls of film. Like this:Like Loading…

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Gigantic China’s Wings photo gallery

Classic aviation photos of flying in China in the 1930s and 1940s pertaining to the China National Aviation Corporation, a Chinese-American civil aviation partnership that flew and fought in China Continue reading

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Wartime spy finally accepts she is a French Heroine

A close family friend – her godmother’s father – had been shot by the Germans and her godmother had committed suicide after being taken prisoner by the Nazis. “I did it for revenge,” said Mrs. Doyle. Continue reading

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Adorable cat with dubious literary taste

Adorable photo of Ginger the Cat, courtesy of June Creson. June recently retired from Boeing, where, as the person who coordinated the string of Ed Wells Book Club events I’ve been doing, she was probably responsible for creating more China’s … Continue reading

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“The Legend of CNAC” exhibit at the SFO Museum

“The Legend of CNAC: the China National Aviation Corporation” exhibit opened at the SFO Museum this past weekend–in conjunction with the 2014 CNAC reunion. It’s a fabulous tribute, well worth a visit. Continue reading

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