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Bridge of Spies A True Story of the Cold War

Bridge of Spies A True Story of the Cold War Review Ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Giles Whittell ↠ 2 Summary Pying he was wrongly charged with espionage and thus came to the Agency’s notice by a roundabout route The three men were rescued against daunting odds by fate and by their families and then all but forgotten Yet they laid bare the pathological mistrust that fueled the arms race for the next 30 years  Drawing on new interviews conducted in the United States Europe and Russia with key players in the exchange and the events leading to it among them Frederic Pryor himself and the man who shot down Gary Powers Bridge of Spies captures a time when the fate of the world really did depend on coded messages on microdots and brave young men in pressure suits The exchange that frigid day at two of the most sensitive points along the Iron Curtain represented the first step back from where the superpowers had stood since the building of the Berlin Wall the previous summer – on the brink of World War III From the Hardcover editio. Although they share titles this is not the book of Steven Spielberg s film despite the fact that they both deal with the same incident the first spy exchange of the Cold War On 10 February 1962 Rudolf Abel as he gave his name was exchanged for Francis Gary Powers the two men walking past each other across the Glienicke Bridge on the outskirts of West Berlin as men on either side of the River Havel watched the silent passage through telescopic sightsSpielberg s film concentrates very much on the relationship between Rudolf Abel and the lawyer James Donovan who defended him when he was brought to trial on espionage charges and then the unlikely turn that saw the same James Donovan charged with negotiating the exchange of Abel for Gary Powers the U2 pilot shot down on 1 May 1960 plus another American Frederic Pryor a student who unwittingly got caught up on the wrong side of the newly built Berlin Wall and who became a pawn in international power politicsWhittell s book is much wide ranging spending as much time on Gary Powers as Rudolf Abel while devoting only a couple of pages to Donovan and the trial More than fifty years later it s salutary to remember just how dangerous the world was then with two superpowers in ideological confrontation each armed with nuclear weapons It s tempting to see our own times of Islamist terrorism as uniuely bad but really there s no comparison During the Cold War a misstep or a misunderstanding could have unleashed nuclear hell upon us all Today s terrorists are reduced to driving a car at pedestrians So this book is an excellent corrective and a fine and exciting piece of historical writing bringing together spying spy planes and high tension international politics If you ve seen Spielberg s film it s well worth reading for a broader and deeper understanding of what went on and why Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East men were rescued against daunting odds by fate and by their families and then all but forgotten Yet they laid bare the pathological Who Needs a Prairie? mistrust that fueled the arms race for the next 30 years  Drawing on new interviews conducted in the United States Europe and Russia with key players in the exchange and the events leading to it among them Frederic Pryor himself and the Running on Empty Contemplative Spirituality for Overachievers man who shot down Gary Powers Bridge of Spies captures a time when the fate of the world really did depend on coded Petty Pewter Gods messages on Mama Namibia microdots and brave young サイコメ 1 殺人鬼と死春期を men in pressure suits The exchange that frigid day at two of the Initiated Memoir of a Witch most sensitive points along the Iron Curtain represented the first step back from where the superpowers had stood since the building of the Berlin Wall the previous summer – on the brink of World War III From the Hardcover editio. 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Bridge of Spies A True Story of the Cold War Review Ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Giles Whittell ↠ 2 Summary The dramatic events behind the film BRIDGE OF SPIES Who were the three men the American and Soviet superpowers exchanged at Berlin's Glienicke Bridge and Checkpoint Charlie in the first and most legendary prisoner exchange between East and West Bridge of Spies vividly traces their paths to that exchange on February 10 1962 when their fate helped to define the conflicts and lethal undercurrents of the most dangerous years of the Cold War Bridge of Spies is the true story of three extraordinary characters – William Fisher alias Rudolf Abel a British born KGB agent arrested by the FBI in New York City and jailed as a Soviet superspy for trying to steal America’s most precious nuclear secrets; Gary Powers the American U 2 pilot who was captured when his plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over the closed cities of central Russia; and Frederic Pryor a young American graduate student in Berlin mistaken. This is the way history ought to be written This incredibly researched book reads like a novel The characters and events are combined to produce a moving history of the Cold War As many have written in their review I grew up during this time period but was unaware of the fine details of the U 2 story I highly recommend this book You will captured by lives of these fascinating characters and educated about a time period that nearly brought the world to nuclear war Don t miss this one I only wish I had bought the book in hard cover It s a keeper Minor point Book should have come with some maps


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    Free E–pub (Bridge of Spies A True Story of the Cold War) Author Giles Whittell Bridge of Spies is a thrilling true story of espionage and super power diplomacy at one of the tensest moments of the Cold War centered around a prisoner exchange in Berlin in 1962Willie Fisher alias Rudolf Abel was a Soviet spy in the finest traditions of the Bolshevik 'illegals' named in comparison to legals who had di

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  • ebook
  • 256
  • Bridge of Spies A True Story of the Cold War
  • Giles Whittell
  • English
  • 15 March 2018
  • 9780307719980