Above and Beyond: John F. Kennedy and America's Most by Casey Sherman,Michael J. Tougias PDF

By Casey Sherman,Michael J. Tougias

ISBN-10: 1549198092

ISBN-13: 9781549198090

ISBN-10: 1610398041

ISBN-13: 9781610398046

From the authors of the bestselling The best Hours comes the riveting, deeply human tale of President John F. Kennedy and U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save lots of the US throughout the Cuban Missile Crisis

During the ominous weeks of the chilly War's terrifying height, issues kept humanity: the strategic knowledge of John F. Kennedy and the U-2 aerial undercover agent program.
On October 27, 1962, Kennedy, strained from again discomfort, sleeplessness, and days of most unlikely rigidity, was once briefed a few lacking secret agent airplane. Its pilot, Chuck Maultsby, was once on a surveillance challenge over the North Pole, yet had develop into disoriented and advised his airplane into Soviet airspace. If detected, its presence there might be thought of an act of war.
As the president and his advisers wrestled with this data, extra undesirable information got here: one other U-2 had long gone lacking, this one belonging to Rudy Anderson. His venture: to picture missile websites over Cuba. For the president, any flawed circulate may well flip the chilly warfare nuclear.
Above and Beyond is the intimate, gripping account of the lives of those 3 battle heroes, introduced jointly on an afternoon that modified history.

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