Operation Overflight

Operation Overflight

951
$27.95

Description

The true story that inspired the feature film Bridge of Spies.

In this new edition of his classic 1970 memoir about the notorious U-2 incident, pilot Francis Gary Powers reveals the full story of what actually happened in the most sensational espionage case in Cold War history. After surviving the shoot-down of his reconnaissance plane and his capture on May 1, 1960, Powers endured sixty-one days of rigorous interrogation by the KGB, a public trial, a conviction for espionage, and the start of a ten-year sentence. After nearly two years, the U.S. government obtained his release from prison in a dramatic exchange for convicted Soviet spy Rudolph Abel. The narrative is a tremendously exciting suspense story about a man who was labeled a traitor by many of his countrymen but who emerged a Cold War hero.

Shipping and Returns

Most in-stock orders are shipped within 48 hours of placement. Shipping methods vary depending on customer location and specifications. Credit card orders will be billed when order is processed. Partial orders will be charged upon shipment.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return the clean item within 14 days of receipt. We will replace the item, refund or credit your account the full purchase price of the product.
Note: Shipping and handling charges are not refundable. Autographed items are not refundable.

Return Address:
George Bush Library and Museum Store
ATTN: Return Department
1000 George Bush Drive W
College Station, Texas 77845

We Also Suggest