Wings of Air America: A Photo History (Schiffer Military/Aviation History)
|Rating||:||4.90 (572 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||104 Pages|
little known history I recently had the pleasure of meeting half the men in this book and learning more about what they did and how exciting, dangerous, and heroic these men were and how the CIA is just releasing bits of their history so the rest of the world will know what they did t. "Contental Air Service brat" according to Barbara Adolph. Am the daughter of a CAS pilot, found this book very informative and loved seeing the planes my dad flew. All these guys deserve official veteran status and their names posted on Viet Nam War Memorial in DC.. "Could have been a lot better" according to Samuel E. McGowan Jr.. There is a lot of potential for a great book here, but this one does not live up to it. There is a lot more about the wings of the CIA than found in this book.Sam McGowan, Vietnam Veteran and author of "The Cave," a novel of the Vietnam War.
Air America was one of the worlds most extraordinary ailines. Air America was the largest of the CIAs secret airlines. It was run by the CIA, operated secret missions, publicly flew scheduled routes, and, at its peak, Air America had the largest commerc