Francis Gary Powers / Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Corporate Author:
- United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
- [Washington, D.C.] : Federal Bureau of Investigation, [2003?]
- Physical Description:
- 8 unnumbered volumes (various pagings) : digital, PDF files
- Francis Gary Powers, an Air Force test pilot, was born on October 17, 1929, in Jenkins, Kentucky. In May of 1960, Powers was shot down while piloting the Lockheed U-2 spy plane over the Ural Mountains in the Soviet Union. On August 19, 1960, Francis Gary Powers was sentenced to ten years "deprivation of liberty" by a three-man Russian military tribunal on charges of spying against the Soviet Union. The United States exchanged convicted Soviet spy Colonel Rudolf Ivanovich Abel for Powers in 1962.
- Title from title screen (viewed on July 23, 2008). and Redacted.
- Technical Details:
- Mode of access: Internet from Federal Bureau of Investigation web site. Address as of 7/23/08: http://foia.fbi.gov/foiaindex/powers%5Ffrancis.htm; current access available via PURL.
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