Rudolf Ivanovich Abel (Russian: Рудольф Иванович Абель), real name Vilyam " Willie" . After rejoining the KGB in , Fisher was trained as a spy for entry into the United States. In October .. On February 10, , he was exchanged for the shot-down American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers. The exchange took.
Oct 14, Soviet spy 'Colonel' Rudolf Abel made headlines with his U.S. in and later exchanged for imprisoned American Francis Gary Powers.
, American spy pilot Francis Gary Powers is released by the Soviets in latter prophecy came true in when he was exchanged for Powers in Berlin.
Francis Gary Powers, an American who was shot down over the Soviet Union however, that Abel was being exchanged for Powers—a spy-for-a-spy trade, not .
Nov 28, Vin Arthey, author of Abel: The True Story of the Spy They Traded for Gary Powers, believes the years he spent in the North East would have.
Jan 3, The deal allowed US spy plane pilot Gary Powers to return home - but . Powers was traded for the Soviet intelligence officer, Vilyam Fisher.
Jan 4, He was exchanged in for the American aviator Francis Gary Powers, who had been imprisoned as a spy in the Soviet Union since
Oct 15, On February 10, , Powers was exchanged in Berlin for a Soviet spy, Rudolf Abel, on Glienicke Bridge, the site central to the Spielberg film.