This Week in History: Soviets down US spy plane
By MICHAEL OMER-MAN[/COLOR][/COLOR]
In the midst of the Cold War, the Soviet Union brought down a US spy plane, captured its pilot and embarrassed Washington.
The soul that is within me no man can degrade
Francis Gary Powers. Shot down over Russia. I remember this incident. Just vaguely. I was a little kid of 7 and was wondering what this was all about.