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may 1, 1960 - U-2 Incident

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a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down by the Soviet Air Defence Forces while performing photographic aerial reconnaissance deep into Soviet territory. It caused great embarrassment to the United States and prompted a marked deterioration in its relations with the Soviet Union.

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Date:

may 1, 1960
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~ 61 years ago

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