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Claire Chennault (I) (1893–1958)

Claire Chennault was born on September 6, 1893 in Commerce, Texas, USA. He is known for History Rediscovered: Battle of China (2014) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). He was married to Anna Chennault and Nell Thompson. He died on July 27, 1958 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. See full bio »

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 2008 Great Planes (TV Series documentary)
- P-40 Warhawk (2008) ... Self (uncredited)
 2005 The Last Days of World War II (TV Series documentary)
- July 1-July 7: Victory in the Phillippines (2005) ... Self (as Major General Claire Chennault)
 2003 Unsolved History (TV Series documentary)
- Myths of Pearl Harbor (2003) ... Self
 2002 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
- Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh's Revolution (2002) ... Self (uncredited)
- Cold War: Nixon's Secrets ... Self (uncredited)
 1995 Xie rou chang cheng (TV Series)
Self (uncredited)
 1951 Crusade in the Pacific (TV Series documentary)
 1945 The Stilwell Road (Documentary)
Self - Leaves Car
 1944 China Crisis: The Story of the 14th Air Force (Documentary short)
 1944 The Battle of China (Documentary)
 1943 The Autobiography of a 'Jeep' (Documentary short)
Self - Talking to a Soldier in a Jeep (as General Chennault)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

General Chennault | Major General Claire Chennault


Anna Chennault  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I have worked with Madam Chiang through long years of bitter defeat, and through victories that now seem even more bitter because their promise of peace has not been fulfilled. I believe she is one of the world's most accomplished, brilliant and determined women. See more »


Most highly decorated US General by China. See more »

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