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The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.

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February 10, 1962 Captured American spy pilot Francis Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel in Berlin Francis Gary Powers (August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977) was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident.

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Operation Overflight: A Memoir of the U-2 Incident: Francis Gary Powers, Curt Gentry

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The Cold War Museum - not yet open to the public - but it's coming to Vint Hill at 7168 Lineweaver Rd, Warrenton, Virginia 20187

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from Dare call it Treason

U.S. Presidents and their military service

john f kennedy | John F. Kennedy. Rank: Lieutenant U.S. Navy during WWII. Commanded PT ...

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Still Mysterious: Gary Powers and the Spy Plane Incident

Still Mysterious: Gary Powers and the Spy Plane Incident: 1962: Gary Powers, the American spy pilot shot down over Russia, with a model of the U 2 spy plane at a Senate Armed Forces Committee in Washington.

«Incident U-2 » Acrylique sur toile. La musique cubaine, le 1er mai 1960 et la guerre froide.