The Trial of U-2

Title:                      The Trial of U-2

Author:                 Translation World Publishers

Translation World Publishers (1960). The Trial of U2; Exclusive Authorized Account of The Court Proceedings of The Case of Francis Gary Powers, Heard Before The Military Division of The Supreme Court of The U.S.S.R., Moscow, August 17, 18, 19, 1960. Chicago: Translation World Publishers

LCCN:    60050417



Date Posted:      May 10, 2016

Reviewed by Paul W. Blackstock and Frank L. Schaf[1]

The record of the court proceedings of the trial of Francis Gary Powers held in Moscow August 17-19, 1960. The trial record was released in English translation by the Soviet government within a matter of days after the trial. In the extensive introduction Harold J. Bermian, professor of law at Harvard University, discusses legal and moral aspects of espionage from aircraft and interprets events surrounding U.S. denials and admissions of the flight.

[1] Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr. Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., pp. 114-115

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