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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Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51720b
PDF icon 196705.pdf318.64 KB

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51711d
PDF icon 196707.pdf482.07 KB

Document Number: 520037a0993294098d5172ff
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Document Number: 520037a0993294098d517377
PDF icon 196713.pdf487 KB

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51719a
PDF icon 196715.pdf461.27 KB

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5172d2
PDF icon 196717.pdf458.32 KB

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171c5
PDF icon 196718.pdf366.84 KB

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d5171b1
PDF icon 196720.pdf744.01 KB

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51728c
PDF icon 193717.pdf435.03 KB

Document Number: 5200379f993294098d51718d
PDF icon 196722.pdf351.2 KB