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Gerry Patrick Hemming Discusses Francis Gary Powers’ Doomed U2 Flight

Gerry Patrick Hemming Discusses Francis Gary Powers’ Doomed U2 Flight

  In this conversation, I convey information to Gerry Patrick Hemming from the former Chief of Special Operations, Colonel L. Fletcher Prouty, USAF regarding Gary Powers’ U2 flight. Colonel Prouty served 23 years in the military, 9 of which were spent in the Pentagon. In 1955 he was appointed: Focal Point Officer, as per National Security Council Directive 5412. As such, Prouty became the first official liaison between the Air Force and the CIA in support of Global Clandestine Operations. Then, in 1960-61, he was appointed:Read More