Sep 23, 2020
Perilous Missions: Civil Air Transport and CIA Covert Operations in Asia
Posted by William M. Leary

Civil Air Transport CAT , founded in China after World War II by Claire Chennault and Whiting Willauer, was initially a commercial carrier specializing in air freight Its role quickly changed as CAT became first a paramilitary adjunct of the Nationalist Chinese Air Force, then the CIA s secret air force in Korea, then the most shot at airline in the world in French ICivil Air Transport CAT , founded in China after World War II by Claire Chennault and Whiting Willauer, was initially a commercial carrier specializing in air freight Its role quickly changed as CAT became first a paramilitary adjunct of the Nationalist Chinese Air Force, then the CIA s secret air force in Korea, then the most shot at airline in the world in French Indochina, and eventually becoming reorganized as Air America at the height of the Vietnam War William M Leary s detailed operational history of CAT sets the story in the perspective of Asian and Cold War geopolitics and shows how CAT allowed the CIA to operate with a level of flexibility and secrecy that it would not have attained through normal military or commercial air transportation.

  • Title: Perilous Missions: Civil Air Transport and CIA Covert Operations in Asia
  • Author: William M. Leary
  • ISBN: 9780817353407
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback
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    Ken Hamner

    This subject is interesting but the book wasn t as good as I thought it would be.


    Jerome

    A well researched and sympathetic history of Civil Air Transport, part of a planned trilogy on American aviation proprietaries in Asia disappointingly, Leary s planned volume on Air America has yet to be published Leary details the origins of CAT, its founding by Chennault and Willauer, its involvement in the Chinese Civil War, and its rescue from bankruptcy by the CIA, who were interested in using the aircraft for their own operations but had little idea how to really manage it.Leary details CA [...]



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