By Christopher Robbins
The exceptional inside of tale of the world's such a lot impressive covert operation.
Air the USA - a mystery airline run by means of the CIA - flew missions not anyone else may contact, from basic Claire Cennault's mythical Flying Tigers in WW II to 2 brutal many years cruising over the bomb-savaged jungles of Southeast Asia. Their pilots dared all and did all - a high-rolling, fast-playing bunch of has-beens and hellraisers whose motto used to be 'Anything, anyplace, Anytime'. even if it used to be supplying foodstuff and guns or spooks and opium, Air the US was once the single airline the place you did not want reservations - only a hell of loads of braveness and a willingness to fly to the sour end.
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