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Admission Info:
free and open to the public

Contact:
619-522-7390
www.coronado.ca.us/cms/one.aspx?pageId=1602429

Dates & Times:
Dec. 1, 2018, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan

Presented by Coronado Public Library

Saturday, December 1, 2018

640 Orange Avenue Coronado, CA 92118

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In partnership with Bay Books, the Coronado Library will host author Sam Kleiner Saturday, December 1st at 3 pm to discuss his book, The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan. This is the thrilling story of the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation’s desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific. Samuel Kleiner is a historian and lawyer based in New York City. He was raised in Tucson, Arizona and holds a BA from Northwestern University, a doctorate in international relations from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and a JD from Yale Law School. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, and The Atlantic. He is the grandson of Coronado resident, Dr. Otis Miller.

The talk will be held in the Winn Room and will be followed by Q&A and a book signing reception. For more information about this and other upcoming programs, contact the Coronado Library at 619-522-7390.