Nov 142013

This put me to mind about something like 100 airmen lost during the early years of overflying China and the USSR, including the use of B-29s,RB-45s, B-50s, RB-36s, and, perhaps more famously, RB-47s. Check back again for more on this subject.
Shown here, RB-45

CIA film depicts a failed Cold War spy mission

By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON—Far from the glare of Hollywood lights, the CIA on Tuesday premiered a nonfiction film produced for the agency that recounts the mystique and the misery of a botched James Bond-like spy mission in China.The film, which combines documentary footage and actors re-enacting events, is the first such movie in the spy agency’s history, but relatively few people are likely to see it.

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