Operation Overflight: A Memoir of the u-2 Incident download free [PDF and Ebook] by Francis Gary Powers

Operation Overflight: A Memoir of the u-2 Incident download free [PDF and Ebook] by Francis Gary Powers year 2003
  • Book name: Operation Overflight: A Memoir of the u-2 Incident
  • Author: Francis Gary Powers
  • Release date: 2003/4/11
  • Publisher: POTOMAC BOOKS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781574884227
  • Rating: 7.82 of 10
  • Votes: 294
  • Review by: Talon Farrell
  • Review rating: 7.76 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/4
  • Total pages: 344
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this new edition of his classic 1970 memoir about the notorious U-2 incident, pilot Francis Gary Powers reveals the full story of what actually happened in the most sensational espionage case in Cold War history. After surviving the shoot-down of his reconnaissance plane and his capture on May 1, 1960, Powers endured sixty-one days of rigorous interrogation by the KGB, a public trial, a conviction for espionage, and the start of a ten-year sentence. After nearly two years, the U.S. government obtained his release from prison in a dramatic exchange for convicted Soviet spy Rudolph Abel. The narrative is a tremendously exciting suspense story about a man who was labeled a traitor by many of his countrymen but who emerged a Cold War hero.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H40M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military History, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military, European History, Military Engineering, Air Forces & Warfare, History Of The Americas, Aircraft, Military Intelligence, Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000
  • Available formats: PDF, CSV, PRC, WORD, EPUB, TXT, DOC, ODT. Compressed in ACE, LHA, ZIP, RAR, CBR, LZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 29.63 USD
  • Dimensions: 150x230x25.4mm
  • Weight: 521.63g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Dulles, United States
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