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Perilous missions : Civil Air Transport and CIA covert operations in Asia

Author: William M Leary
Publisher: University, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Perilous Missions" is William M. Leary's detailed operational history of the USA's Civil Air Transport (CAT), taking it through its many forms and uses in Asian conflicts. "Perilous Missions" is William M. Leary's detailed operational history of the USA's Civil Air Transport (CAT), taking it through its many forms and uses in Asian conflicts.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leary, William M. (William Matthew), 1934-
Perilous missions.
University, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)609719632
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William M Leary
ISBN: 081730164X 9780817301644 0817353402 9780817353407
OCLC Number: 9324401
Description: x, 281 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: William M. Leary.

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