Strangers on A Bridge

Strangers on A Bridge

The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers

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"In the early morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk toward the center of the Glienicke Bridge, the famous 'Bridge of Spies,' which then linked West Berlin to East. With him walked Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, master spy and for years the chief of Soviet espionage in the United States. Approaching them from the other side, under equally heavy guard, was Francis Gary Powers, the American U-2 spy plane pilot famously shot down by the Soviets, whose exchange for Abel Donovan had negotiated. These were the strangers on a bridge, men of East and West, representatives of two opposed worlds meeting in a moment of high drama"--Amazon.com
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2015
Edition: First Scribner trade paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©1964
ISBN: 9781501118784
1501118781
Branch Call Number: 327.1247 Dono
Characteristics: xviii, 443 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Matthews, Jason

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