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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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1956-09-03 Onassis Letter

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d517241
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195106_aa.pdf635.91 KB

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1956-12-01 Reorganization of Corporate Structure Elimination of Airdale

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5172c8
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195604.pdf204.49 KB

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1957-03-01 CAT Corporate Structure

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d517149
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195701.pdf187.57 KB

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1957-03-01 CAT Corporate Structure

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51716b
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195702.pdf48.33 KB

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1957-05-22 Technical Landing Right - Indonesia

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d51744c
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195703.pdf260.24 KB

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1957-10-07 Certification of Amendment of Certificate of Incorporation of the 'Airdale Corporation'

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51717c
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195704.pdf257.7 KB

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1957-10-07 Letter to Brackley Shaw RE - The Pacific Corporation

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5172d3
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195705.pdf281.99 KB

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1957-10-07 Review and Evaluation Air America and Related Subsidiaries of the Pacific Corporation

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171ae
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195706.pdf240.5 KB

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1957-10-09 Certificate of Amendment of Certificate of Corporation of Airdale Corporation

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d517355
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195707.pdf483.33 KB

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1958-06-17 Response to Congressional Request for Information ON U.S. Government Payments

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d517254
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195801.pdf593.53 KB

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