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4 edition of Air America found in the catalog.

Air America

Christopher Robbins

Air America

by Christopher Robbins

  • 208 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency.,
  • Air America.,
  • Espionage -- UnitedStates.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Christopher Robbins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK468.I6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination323 p. ;
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21371597M
    ISBN 100399122079

    The freight company was named Air America, conjuring up images of the CIA's Vietnam-era front in Southeast Asia, and leading many to believe that the outfit was affiliated with the government. The pilots, products of upper-middle-class families and college educations, were apprehended when in one of them, Peter Cooper, became a Drug 4/5(21).   This film rendition of Christopher Robbin's "Air America", the story of CIA's secret airforce in Laos during the Vietnam War has been fluffed up a tad too much. I would have hoped they would have kept the tone of the book which was a bit edgier; more like the film version of MASH/10(K).

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Air America by Christopher Robbins Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a great book chronicling the exploits of the CIA funded pilots of Air America (and all of the other proprietary operators) going all the way back to the original Flying Tigers of China, and running through to the Iran-Contra scandal.4/5.

Aside from the arguably inaccurate chapter dealing with Air America's trafficking of opium, Robbins' research was well received by both former Air America personnel, and eventually, Air America book CIA. I would recommend this book to any aviation/history enthusiast who enjoys reading about the exploits of paramilitary aviation operations/5(37).

Aside from the arguably inaccurate chapter dealing with Air America's trafficking of opium, Robbins' research was well received by both former Air America personnel, and eventually, the CIA. I would recommend this book to any aviation/history enthusiast Air America book enjoys reading about the exploits of paramilitary aviation operations/5(61).

Adventure, intrigue, danger, sacrifice, and patriotism--words that fit Air America well. The United States Government owned Air America during the Cold War against the global menace of communism.

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Pretty good work, if I say so myself. The producer, Monte Markham, saw it as a labor of love because his older brother, Jesse Markham, flew for Air America and despite the many negative stories about that outfit, Air America pilots were generally well-intentioned cowboy flyers who wanted to help free Southeast Asians (in particular, the Hmong people) escape the violent takeover by the Vietcong.

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Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr. play a couple of what-the-hell flyboys flying contraband to Laos during the Vietnam War. Gibson doesn't seem to care about anything but the "guts and glory" aspects of the job, but Downey has serious questions about the moral implications of their mission.

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Price: $ Select one type with desired quantity. To purchase more than one type, please add it as a separate item to your cart. Air America was an American passenger and cargo airline established in and covertly owned and operated by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from to It supplied and supported covert operations in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.

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Not a bad book, but it's really NOT for those of a conservative bent. If you enjoy Air America, you WILL enjoy this book.

I was a bit disappointed that the book has so much non original material. A few too many transscripts from the Air America shows, /5(3). 12 January Air America’s first and only air-to-kill. Four North Vietnamese AN-2 Colts approached Site Two of the aircraft attacked while the other two circled off in the distance.

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For travel throughthere are no change/cancellation fees.The story of one arm of the CIA's clandestine airline companies, a conglomerate that just grew and grew over a year period until it was larger than any commercial airline. Beginning in China as Chennault's Flying Tigers (prospective pilots were told ""You'll be agents for the Chinese government""), the originals of Air America also inspired Milton Caniff's shady outfit Air Expendable in the.

Buy a cheap copy of Air America book by Christopher Robbins. Air America - a secret airline run by the CIA - flew missions no one else would touch, from General Claire Cennault's legendary Flying Tigers in WW II to two brutal /5(4).