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Bridge of spies : a true story of the Cold War

Author: Giles Whittell
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Documents the stories of three men at the center of a legendary first prisoner exchange between the Soviet Union and America, describing the chance events that contributed to their captures and rescues and their indirect contributions to triggering the arms race.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Francis Gary Powers; Frederic L Pryor; Rudolf Abel; Rudolf Abel; Francis Gary Powers; Frederic L Pryor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giles Whittell
ISBN: 9780767931076 0767931076
OCLC Number: 505417133
Description: xxii, 274 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Giles Whittell.

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Documents the stories of three men at the center of a legendary first prisoner exchange between the Soviet Union and America, describing the chance events that contributed to their captures and rescues and their indirect contributions to triggering the arms race.

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