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The C.I.A. and the U-2 Program, 1954-1974 Thomas Fensch

The C.I.A. and the U-2 Program, 1954-1974

Thomas Fensch

Published December 11th 2014
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Kindle Edition
219 pages
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This is the complete formerly Top Secret record of the C.I.A. and the U-2 spy plane program. The U-2 was a spy plane that could fly at 70,000 feet, above the radar of any other country. To build such an aircraft was a daunting task. But on May 1,MoreThis is the complete formerly Top Secret record of the C.I.A. and the U-2 spy plane program. The U-2 was a spy plane that could fly at 70,000 feet, above the radar of any other country. To build such an aircraft was a daunting task. But on May 1, 1960 ,one U-2 was shot down over Russia- pilot Francis Gary Powers was put on a show trial in Moscow. The incident fractured U.S. - U.S.S.R. relations. 265 pages, plus Bibliography.