In Pictures: The hot art in the CIA’s cool art collection

The CIA has a collection of paintings that depict historic agency actions

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The painting depicts a battle between an Air America captain Ted Moore, flying a UH-1D Huey helicopter against North Vietnamese Air Force AN-2 Colt biplanes who were out to destroy a US radar base that was guiding bombers in attacks against targets in North Vietnam. According to the CIA a crewman fired an AK-47 rifle down at the biplanes to shoot at least one of them down.

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