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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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Misc RE UNRRA Advice $100,000 Authorized Will Be Sent Monday

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d517448
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194633.pdf151.38 KB

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Misc Re-Issue Instruction All Pilots Avoid Dairen Cost by Seventy Five Miles

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5172b8
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194811.pdf123.72 KB

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Misc to Chennault, Shanghai from Prescott, Los Angeles, Calif RE Claire Whitey

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51727b
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194613.pdf116.94 KB

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Misc to Claire Lee Chennault RE - Charges for Delivery of 2 Foot Lockers

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d5172d8
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194737.pdf146.04 KB

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Misc to Clault From Washington RE - Estimate Cost Procuring Testing Shipping

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171ab
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194806.pdf121.03 KB

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Misc to Clault Shanghai from Civil Air Transport Washington

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d517201
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194823.pdf252.16 KB

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Misc to Clault Shanghai from Washington RE - Sending Next Batch Engines

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171e1
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194808.pdf174.58 KB

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Misc to Clault Shanghai from Washington RE Do you or don't you want Mathew's

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d51732a
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194815.pdf168.62 KB

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Monthly Report, DD . October September 1965

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d517229
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196510.pdf1.39 MB

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Soviet Union Antonov

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d517417
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333002.pdf163.54 KB

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