Wednesday, June 08, 2005

American Spy Plane Shot Down Over Russia

American Spy Plane Shot Down Over Russia
An American U-2 spy plane is shot down over Russia it's pilot captured and later traded for a Russian Spy.


Works Cited:

American Heritage Magazine, Sept. 2000, Vol. 51 Issue 5 p.36, The Day we Shot Down the U-2 by Sergei Krushchev


Model of U-2 Plane

CIA Document List

Many Pictures Pertaining to the U-2 and Gary Powers

Rudolf Abel

Clarence "Kelly" Johnson

Video of Rudolf Abel

Books on the Subject:

Memoirs of Nikita Khrushchev: Commissar (1918-1945)

Khrushchev Remembers

Operation Overflight: A Memoir of the U-2 Incident

Secret Empire: Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage