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A Rough And Perilous WWII Journey To China Aboard The “Yokahama Express” – by Clifford Davids

I found the few surviving pages of C. James Crysler’s WWII journal buried in a wooden trunk in his son’s basement – a choice man cave filled with old carpentry tools, hunting gear, a huge flat screen TV, one partially restored 8mm … Continue reading

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“The Long Walk To China” – How C. James Crysler Joined The Legendary Flying Tigers – by Clifford Davids

The following interview with C. James Crysler first appeared in the January 28, 1944 edition of the “Curtiss Wright-er,” the newsletter for the Curtiss-Wright Corp., maker of the rugged P-40 Warhawk. Although I never met the man himself, this tightly-charged interview paints the colorful … Continue reading

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