Lot #311
Francis Gary Powers Signed Book

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American military pilot (1929-1977) who attained worldwide notoriety in 1960 when the U-2 spy plane he was piloting was shot down over the Soviet Union. Powers was killed in 1977 when the news helicopter he was flying ran out of fuel and crashed a few miles from the airport. Signed book: Operation Overflight: The U-2 Spy Pilot Tells His Story For The First Time. First edition. NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 375 pages. Signed on the first free end page in black felt tip, "Francis Gary Powers.". In very good to fine condition, with wear, tears, and creasing only to the dust jacket.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Presidents
  • Dates: #658 - Ended February 08, 2023

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