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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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Letter to Claire L. Chennault From W.G. Freeman RE - Finished Reading my Official Report

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51727e
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194746.pdf270.25 KB

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Letter to Claire L. Chennault from W.G. Freeman UNRRA Auditor Started his Audit

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171f4
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194745.pdf495.97 KB

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Letter to CNRRA From C.V. Robinson

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d51745f
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194709.pdf725.51 KB

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Letter to Colonel J.S. Thorp from Whiting Willauer Contract for C.A.T. Gasoline

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d5173b3
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194749.pdf805.52 KB

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Letter to Doreen from C.L. Chennault - Admit you have Considerable Ground

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171ac
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194748.pdf518.56 KB

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Letter to Doreen Lonberg from Geoffrey Atkinson RE - Enclosing Two Copies

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5172bb
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194726.pdf219.41 KB

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Letter to Doreen Lonborg from A. Robert Lee - Bringing You Up To Date Since I Left

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171f0
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195013.pdf306.2 KB

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Letter to Doreen Lonborg from Charles E. Mathews RE - Charles E. Mathews & CIA

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d517446
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194816.pdf199.17 KB

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Letter to Doreen Lonborg from Dick Wise - Have not Promised Anyone a Job

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51727d
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194622.pdf377.97 KB

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Letter to Doreen Lonborg from J.L. Downe RE - Our Terms Were Satisfactory

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d51733e
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194827.pdf349.58 KB

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