Thursday, April 29, 2010

50th Anniversary of U-2 Incident

May 1, 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the incident in which United States pilot Francis Gary Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union in the U-2 aircraft spurring an internation incident. Powers was later exchanged for Soviet Colonel Rudolf Abel on the Glienecke Bridge (shown here) in Berlin.

1 comment:

Cam said...

Great project!