CIA and the U-2 program 1954-1974 by Gregory W. Pedlow

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Published by Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence, Documents Expediting (DOC EX) Project, ANA Division/Government Section, Library of Congress [distributor], National Technical Information Service (NTIS) [distributor] in [Washington, D.C.], Springfield, VA .

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  • United States. Central Intelligence Agency,
  • U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft)

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StatementGregory W. Pedlow and Donald E. Welzenbach.
ContributionsWelzenbach, Donald E., Center for the Study of Intelligence (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1242.R4 P44 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination333 p. :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL67898M
LC Control Number99166574
OCLC/WorldCa39902963

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Title:: The CIA and the U-2 Program, Author:: Pedlow, Gregory W. Author:: Welzenbach, Donald E. Note: unclassified, censored version: Link: PDF and. This History Staff Monograph offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the CIA's manned overhead reconnaissance program, which from to developed and operated two extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 and the A OXCART.

Created Date: 2/10/ AM. This volume presents to scholars and the public the CIA's newly declassified internal history of the U-2 program.

The original study, written by Gregory W. Pedlow and Donald E. Welzenbach for the CIA History Staff in the s, was published in under the title The Central Intelligence Agency and Overhead Reconnaissance: The U-2 and OXCART Programs, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pedlow, Gregory W., CIA and the U-2 program [Washington, D.C.]: Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence: Documents Expediting (DOC EX) Project, ANA Division/Government Section, Library of Congress [distributor] ; Springfield, VA: National Technical Information Service (NTIS) [distributor], Get this from a library.

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To build such an aircraft was a daunting task. But on May 1, ,one U-2 was shot down over Russia; pilot Francis Gary Powers was put on a "show trial" in Moscow.

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The US Air Force’s investigation of UFOs – the famous Project Blue Book – got under way in. Lots of detail on U-2 flights. If you are interested in other "shadow flights", much of the info is sketchy or inaccurate. I flew some of these missions during the cold war, so I have first hand info on some of the flights.

I was disappointed with the data unrelated to U-2 flights/5(4). If you follow the link it will take you to the CIA website to download a page PDF document called, ” The CIA and the U-2 Program, ” The report essentially says that the majority of the UFO sightings during the ’s and ’s were.

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This report, which the National Security Archive is posting. Thus, the CIA has excised most of the section on overflights over China when it "declassified" its internal history of the U-2, The CIA and the U-2 Program, (Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence, ).

Gregory W. Pedlow and Donald E. Welzenbach wrote this study. Subsequently, a heavily redacted version of the U-2 portion was published, inby the agency's Center for the Study of Intelligence as a book, The CIA and the U-2 Program,in conjunction with a CIA conference on the U The full study, in redacted form, had been released in.

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Kelly Johnson at Lockheed's "Skunkworks" designed the U-2 to be flown by a single pilot, at altitudes of 65, to 70, feet at subsonic speed.

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