Target is Destroyed

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America's premier investigative journalist finally answers all of the still unanswered questions about the civilian airliner that was blasted out of the sky by the Russians--Flight 007.

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I was on watch in the operations center at the National Security Agency when the incident occurred which is the subject of this book. I can say with authority that Hersh's description of events and ... Read full review

"The target is destroyed": what really happened to flight 007 and what America knew about it

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The Soviet destruction in September 1983 of 269 people aboard Korean Air Lines Flight 007 was one of the most upsetting crises of the Cold War era. The U.S. and Soviet regimes immediately blamed one ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Hersh is one of America's premier investigative reporters. He has won more than a dozen major journalism prizes, including the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting and four George Polk Awards. He lives with his wife and three children.

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