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One of the most famous of Tiger pilots Tex" Hill had a long and distinguished flying career. Beginning in the U.S. Navy he flew dive bombers before being recruited by Claire Cheunault to fly in China. He shot down 12 Japanese aircraft with the Flying Tigers before transferring over to the U.S. Army Air Corps. Eventually "Tex" Hill retired as a Brigadier General in the U.S.A.F. many years later. ur figure shows him consulting his map and wearing the leather flight jacket with the famous "blood-chit" on the back. "