The Soviet pilot recounts his audacious defection in a hijacked MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter jet and reveals the secrets behind the 1983 shooting of Korean Airlines flight 007, Soviet military espionage, American POWs in the Soviet Union, and other issues. Reprint.
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Groomed from and early age for membership in his nation's fighter pilot elite, Zuyev spent eleven years in the Soviet Air Force, as a star cadet, a pilot handpicked to test the new Mig-29 Fulcrum. Yet gradually Zuyev came to realize that the political system he served was hopelessly corrupt and callously indifferent to the sufferings of the Soviet people.Review:
"Alex Zuyev was a brave and talented Russian pilot...[and] one of the America's 'Secret Weapons' in the Gulf War." -- Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Eagle pilot, author of Men from Earth
"In the grand tradition of Solzhenitsin and Sakharov..." -- Steven Coonts, author of Under Siege
"Stunning!...I have never encountered a better'insider'book-Fulcrum reads like the very best thrillers, but every word is true." -- Ralf Peters, author of the Red Army
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Descrizione libro Grand Central Publishing, 1993. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110446364983
Descrizione libro Grand Central Publishing, 1993. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0446364983