Flights of the ferrets

Stanglin, Douglas; Headden, Susan
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p41
Discusses why many of the American spy missions performed decades earlier are still shrouded in secrecy. Reports Lt. Boris Dokin and his colleagues turned in after they shot the Privateer; Evidence surrounding the doomed ferret flights; RB-29 flight on June 13, 1952. INSETS: Flights and missions, by Peter Cary.;Moscow's northern exposure, by Peter Cary and Douglas Stanglin.;A raven remembers (retired Air Force Lt. Col. Bruce Bailey).;Trial balloons and trouble.


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