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Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955 - File 034. 1955-05. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 15, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/419/show/383.

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Facts Forum. (1955-05). Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955 - File 034. Facts Forum News, 1955-1956. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/419/show/383

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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 5, May 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date May 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
Rights No Copyright - United States: This item is in the public domain in the United States and may be used freely in the United States. The item may not be in the public domain under the copyright laws of other countries.
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Transcript 7 can envision five to ten million Chinese troops fighting in Europe. ^k ^k General Claire L. Chennault Claire I.. Chennault, a native Texan, early moved to Louisiana. Hr attended Louisiana State I niversity. In I*) 17 he was commissioned First Lieutenant of Infantry, hut almost immediately requested ami received transfer to the Air Corps, where he served twent) years. In 1037 General Chennault was retired from service upon his own request in order to serve as official air adviser to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek of the Chinese Republic. It was then that he began to set tip the now famed \nieriran Volunteer Group (Flying liters) in order that the Chinese government might have some protection againsl Imperial Japanese air fleets. When the United States entered the war. Chennault was commissioned a general offieer ami appointed Commander of the I Ith l.S. Air Foree, which served throughoul the war in the China-Burma theater. After the war. General Chennault organized and became chairman of the Hoard of Civil Air Transport ("The Orient's Own"), an air line with routes exclusively in Asia. Many of Chennaiilt's former l*Tigers" and pilots of the line. Chennault is now a resident of Monroe. Louisiana, and Taipeh, Taiwan. General Chennault has repeatedly warned of the Communist pattern in Asia and was one of the very first to predict (almost to the day) th Nationalist China. interview i/tril 9, 1955, Monroe, Louisiana, by James /.. Ewing, III ire oi I icert if conquest - defeat of (p. General Chennault, what are the possibilities of a major outbreak of active hostilities in the Asian theatre of the war by the International Communist State? A. The Chinese Communists will definitely at tempt to take Kinmen i Quemoy) and the Matsu group ol islands. They arc now ready for such an undertaking, logisticall) speaking. They have made the necessary transfer ol troops and supplies from other sections ol the China mainland to effect such an invasion. 9. Do you think that the United States will get into such a conflict? \. I hal is hard to sav. Ii appears that no one knows, including tin1 Vmerican leaders. This much is ven certain it is urgently necessary that these islands be defended and saved for the free world. Tlie 1 nited States musl assist the Nationalist governmenl of China to the hilt. If we don't use American forces, then we musl arm the Chinese and keep them supplied. For each gun thai the Chinese lose, we musl replace a gun; each tank they lose must Im- replaced. Moreover, as the Nationalist Air Force will be engaged in attacking the Communist mainland and Communisl sup- Pate 32 FACTS FOKUM NEWS, May, ^'"' <L the aut era /// thr, pact
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