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may 1, 1960 - U-2 Incident

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American pilot Francis Gary Powers is shot down in his U-2 spy plane while flying at high altitude over the Soviet Union, resulting in the U-2 Incident, an embarrassment for President Eisenhower.

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Date:

may 1, 1960
Now
~ 61 years ago
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