Yuri Gagarin Roads to Space Book Inscribed. Gagarin has inscribed this copy of his first book, Roads to Space (1961) to General Kamanin's cousin, "To Alexander Petrovich Kamanin with good memories, Yuri Gagarin, 24.08.61." (This is a are signature by Gagarin of his full name.) Kamanin also writes a note in the book to his cousin, "Dear Brother: I participated in the flight preparation and the preparation of the book about Gagarin. Let this book about Gagarin remind you of our successes in Space and its importance which will grow in the future. N. Kamanin, 24.8.61."

    Here in his own hand to his cousin, Kamanin, who helped launch Gagarin into space, tells what he can't tell the world for twenty-five more years.

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