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Just finished "The Flying Tigers" by Sam Kleiner. The true story of what is more commonly known as the "Black Sheep Squadron". A group of supposedly secret pilots defending China against the Japanese prior to the USA entering war against Japan. It was very sad that the guy who ran it, Claire Chennault, was pushed out of his position just a few weeks before the Japanese surrendered and he never really got his due credit.
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Over vacation I finished "My Father's Wake" by Kevin Toolis. I know, kind of strange book beach side but I was halfway through it before we left. It is a look into the old school traditional wake in rural Ireland that still goes on today. The whole process is so different from what the author called the Western Mourning Machine.
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