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Chang Liyi with his family
|Other name(s)||Zhang Liyi, Jack Chang|
|Born||7 November 1929
|Died||12 June 2019
|Unit||Black Cat Squadron|
Chang Liyi (Chinese: 張立義; pinyin: Zhāng Lìyì; 7 November 1929 – 12 June 2019), also known as Jack Chang, was a pilot in the Republic of China Air Force with the rank of major. He was a member of the CIA-trained Black Cat Squadron. His plane was shot down on 10 January 1965 over Baotou. He was captured and held in mainland China for 17 years.
After his release in 1982, he was denied entry into Taiwan and lived in the United States for years before being granted permission to return to Taiwan in 1990.
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Chang Liyi being received by President Chiang Kai-shek after one of his missions
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