Review of the Chinese Air Force in the Initial Period of the Anti-Japanese War(1937-1938)

Air force was one of the earliest services in the construction of modern Chinese army.The Chinese air force during the period of the Republic of China,as a new national defense force established with the huge capital by the government,played the remarkable role in the initial period of the Anti-Japanese War.Though much weaker in comparison with the Japanese counterpart,the Chinese air force still put up a good fight,inflicted heavy losses on the former,and won the high appraisal both at home and abroad.