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Stories of Sacrifice & Dedication

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Stories of Sacrifice & Dedication: Civilian Air Transport, Air America, and the CIA

On 2 June, 2011, the CIA, in partnership with the National Museum of the United States Air Force, presented a symposium recognizing the sacrifice and dedication of Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America (AAm). These CIA air proprietary companies routinely suppilied and supported covert capabilities for the US military, and conducted photo reconnaissance in east and southeast Asia from the end of World War II through the Vietnam conflict.  This event was held to highlight the public release of about 900 recently declassiied documents from CAT and AAm corporate files and CIA holdings spanning 1946 to 1978.

View the OPA Press Release and Collection Booklet

Related Collections: Air America: Upholding the Airmen's Bond, Histories of Civil Air Transport

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Documents in this Collection

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1952-07-17 Report Management Committee

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d517205
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195210.pdf274.68 KB

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1952-07-21 NYT - Newspaper Clippings on Chennault

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51710c
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193704.pdf213.92 KB

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1955-08-02 Conversation with Mr. Thomas G. Corcoran

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d517415
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195502.pdf229.68 KB

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1955-09-26 Letter to Bradly Shaw RE Proposed Merger of CAT Incorporated into Airedale Corporation

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d517350
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195503.pdf235.8 KB

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1955-10-11 Cable to DIR RE Present and Future Air Support to Laos

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5170eb
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195504.pdf266.27 KB

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1955-10-13 Cable RE HQ Aware Situation Expressed

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d517327
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195505.pdf462.51 KB

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1955-11-05 Cable RE Overall Air Support for Laos

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171a4
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195506.pdf326.68 KB

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1956-01-13 Letter to James J. Brennan from George A. Doole Jr RE Purchase of Aircraft

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d517200
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195601.pdf167.42 KB

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1956-01-20 Letter to George A. Doole Jr from Thomas G. Corcoran

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d517122
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195602.pdf168.75 KB

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1956-03-27 Certificate of Amendment of Certificate of Incorporation of the 'CAT Incorporated'

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5172ca
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195603.pdf280.23 KB

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