This Day In History Feature Series

Today In History (August 19, 1960): American Pilot, Francis Gary Powers, Sentenced to 10 years in USSR Prison!

Powers, a pilot flying high altitude U2 missions for the the USA CIA, was shot down by the Russians in May 1960 and quickly convicted on this day after earlier “confessing to espionage.”



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Robin Christine Honigsberg

Sensitive eccentric.Writes mainly short stories & about living w/several mental illnesses. 3xOD survivor. Top Writer in “Reading.” Editor-“AYOT”