In eastern India in 1944, Carter Harman (standing, left, next to his co-pilot) had the extremely rare job of helicopter pilot.The maintainers with him, members of the 1st Air Commando group, were among the first to service helicopters in the field.

In 1940s Burma, a New Kind of Flying Machine Joined the War: The Helicopter

Toward the end of WW2, the strange new craft became vital in guerrilla warfare.

While flying his own P-40, Smith took this image of his squadron mates lined up over the Salween River Gorge.

Kunming Remembers the Flying Tigers

A photography exhibit based on the work of R.T. Smith honors the legendary fighter group that saved a Chinese city.

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