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A brotherhood of spies : the U-2 and the CIA's secret war / Monte Reel.

Reel, Monte, (author.).
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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385540209
  • ISBN: 0385540205
  • Physical Description: 342 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-332) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Icarus rising: The idealist ; The man who could see air ; The mysterious Mr. B. ; The human element -- Icarus soaring: In plain sight ; Rocket men ; To the sun -- Icarus falling: Fallen angel ; Secrets and lies ; The verdict ; New frontiers -- Icarus reborn: Trade-offs ; Together and apart ; Endgame ; Epilogue: Landings.
Summary, etc.:
Award-winning journalist Monte Reel reveals how the U-2 spy program, principally devised by four men working in secret, upended the Cold War and carved a new mission for the CIA. This secret fraternity, made up of Edwin Land, best known as the inventor of instant photography and the head of Polaroid Corporation; Kelly Johnson, a hard-charging taskmaster from Lockheed; Richard Bissell, the secretive and ambitious spymaster; and ace Air Force flyer Powers, set out to replace yesterday's fallible human spies with tomorrow's undetectable eye in the sky. Their clandestine successes and all-too-public failures make this brilliantly reported account a true-life thriller with the highest stakes and tragic repercussions.
Subject: Intelligence service > United States > History > 20th century.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency > History > 20th century.
U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft).
U-2 Incident, 1960.
Land, Edwin H., 1909-1991.
Johnson, Clarence L., 1910-1990.
Bissell, Richard M. (Richard Mervin), 1909-1994.
Powers, Francis Gary, 1929-1977.

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