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Author Brugioni, Dino A.

Title Eyes in the sky : Eisenhower, the CIA, and Cold War aerial espionage / Dino A. Brugioni ; edited by Doris G. Taylor.

Publication Info. Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  327.12 BRU    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 466 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The beginning -- The awakening -- Cold War overflights -- Allen Dulles becomes CIA director -- The awakening of science as an intelligence collector -- Under way -- 1955 : year of transition to technology -- The U-2 missions begin -- Suez, Little Rock, Hungary, and the Black Knight flights -- The technological capabilities panel -- The U-2 flights resume -- Tactical use of the U-2 and related technical developments -- The missile gap and the Gary Powers flight -- The Corona Program gets under way -- The missile gap is solved.
Subject Aerial reconnaissance, American -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History -- 20th century.
U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft)
Cold War.
Added Author Taylor, Doris G.
ISBN 9781591140825 (hc : acid-free paper)
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