The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
was made famous by the American Volunteer Group in China, referred to
as the "Flying Tigers". Early P-40s were the first American fighters to
break the 300 MPH barrier. Also called the Tomahawk and the Kittyhawk
in different versions, the P-40 was not the fastest, best or most
glamorous fighter in the US inventory. But it performed well for itself
in the CBI (China, Burma, India) and Mediterranean Theaters of
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