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"Winston Churchill and the Flying Tigers: a new perspective on an American legend": a lecture by Eugenie Buchan

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Please join the National Churchill Library and Center as we welcome Eugenie Buchan, author of A Few Planes for China: The Birth of the Flying Tigers. In the first half of 1942 the Flying Tigers took to the skies to fight the Japanese over Burma and China. They rarely had more than forty planes fit to fly but managed to bring down close to 300 enemy aircraft. Refreshments will be served.

Eugenie Maechling Buchan grew up in Washington DC where she worked for the American Petroleum Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies in the 1980s. 

She was a co-author of Energy and National Security: the Critical Link (1982) one of the early studies on US energy security. She has worked as a speechwriter, energy analyst and journalist in London, Brussels and Paris. She holds a BA First Class Honours (Sussex University, 1975), M.Phil (Warburg Institute, University of London,1977) and PhD in History (Exeter University, 2013).  Ms. Buchan lives in Oxfordshire and London.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
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