A book of photos showcase a treasure trove of more than 200 color photographs of Shanghai, Kunming, Chongqing, Hangzhou, and Chengdu from September 1944 to December 1945.
The images were shot by Americans Allen Larsen and William Dibble, who were part of the "Flying Tigers," the American Volunteer Group of the Chinese Air Force during World War II.
Larsen came to China as a 19-year-old member of the group and didn't return to China until after the turn of the century.
These photographs of rural and urban scenes of Chengdu were taken between October 5 and 18, 1945.
finally, a documentary about the Flying Tigers (14th Air Force in China)