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NSA Linguist Performs Quality Control on a Transcript… From 1958!

SUMMARY

When a US Air Force reconnaissance aircraft on a 1958 mission was shot down in Armenia, the Soviets denied responsibility. But tapes and transcripts of Soviet communications relating to the shoot-down were intercepted and copied to United Nations ambassadors.  During a review of a Freedom of Information request that had been denied ten years ago, the tapes were located again and reviewed, 50 years after the event.

DOCUMENT’S DATE

Dec 13, 2006

PUBLICLY AVAILABLE

May 29, 2019