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Lake Placid News
Cold War history rooted in Lake Placid stays alive at Northwood School eventthe first call to take on the case of Rudolf Abel, the Russian spy who was ulti
Cold War history rooted in Lake Placid stays alive at Northwood School event
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
the first call to take on the case of Rudolf Abel, the Russian spy who was ultimately exchanged for American U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, also negotiated by Donovan. Donovan was also the president of the Lake Placid Club Education Foundation... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Gagarin in Space: The Politics of Cosmic DiscoveryShould Gagarin, he posed, be considered an enterprising celestial pushing Charl
Gagarin in Space: The Politics of Cosmic Discovery
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 24 days ago
Should Gagarin, he posed, be considered an enterprising celestial pushing Charles Lindberg, or more along the lines of Francis Gary Powers, a US pilot shot down in his CIA U-2 spy plane over Soviet airspace the previous year? “Both Powers and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, May 1, 2016Goebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance p
This day in history, May 1, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
Goebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance plane over Sverdlovsk and captured its pilot, Francis Gary Powers. In 1963, James W. Whittaker became the first American to conquer Mount Everest as he and Sherpa guide... Read more
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The Inyo Register
May 1)of the western Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Also known as "Maharas
May 1)
The Inyo Register / Posted 27 days ago
of the western Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Also known as "Maharashtra Day". 1960 – Cold War: U-2 incident: Francis Gary Powers, in a Lockheed U-2 spyplane, is shot down over the Soviet Union, sparking a diplomatic crisis. 1961 –... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in HistoryGoebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance p
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Goebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance plane over Sverdlovsk and captured its pilot, Francis Gary Powers. In 1963, James W. Whittaker became the first American to conquer Mount Everest as he and Sherpa guide... Read more
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ABC News
Today in HistoryGoebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance p
Today in History
ABC News / Posted 27 days ago
Goebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance plane over Sverdlovsk and captured its pilot, Francis Gary Powers. In 1963, James W. Whittaker became the first American to conquer Mount Everest as he and Sherpa guide... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyGoebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance p
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
Goebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance plane over Sverdlovsk and captured its pilot, Francis Gary Powers. In 1963, James W. Whittaker became the first American to conquer Mount Everest as he and Sherpa guide... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryGoebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance p
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 27 days ago
Goebbels. In 1960, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance plane over Sverdlovsk and captured its pilot, Francis Gary Powers. In 1963, James W. Whittaker became the first American to conquer Mount Everest as he and Sherpa guide... Read more
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