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    • Operation Overflight

    • A Memoir of the U-2 Incident
    • By: Francis Gary Powers, Curt Gentry
    • Narrated by: Jon Lindstrom
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is a central character in the movie Bridge of Spies starring Tom Hanks. In his classic 1970 memoir, Powers reveals the full story behind what happened in the most sensational espionage case in Cold War history. After his U-2 reconnaissance plane was shot down, Powers was captured on May 1, 1960 and endured 61 days of rigorous interrogation by the KGB, a public trial, a conviction for espionage, and the start of a 10-year sentence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What A TOTAL Tragedy !

    • By Jacquelyn on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $35.00