Category Archives: Nuclear False Alarm

On This Day — Able Archer 1983 : The Brink of Apocalypse (November 7-11, 1983) [2019]

“Information about the peculiar and remarkably skewed frame of mind of the Soviet leaders during those times that has emerged since the collapse of the Soviet Union makes me think there is a good chance—with all of the other events … Continue reading

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On This Day — Stanislav Petrov Saves the World from Nuclear War (September 26 1983)

“The siren howled. But I just sat there for a few seconds, staring at the big, back-lit, red screen with the word ‘LAUNCH’ on it.” Colonel Stanislav Petrov On September 26 1983 — just three weeks after the Soviet military … Continue reading

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On This Day — Able Archer 1983 : The Brink of Apocalypse (November 7-11, 1983)

“Information about the peculiar and remarkably skewed frame of mind of the Soviet leaders during those times that has emerged since the collapse of the Soviet Union makes me think there is a good chance—with all of the other events … Continue reading

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On This Day — Stanislav Petrov Saves the World from Nuclear War (Sept. 26 1983)

“The siren howled. But I just sat there for a few seconds, staring at the big, back-lit, red screen with the word ‘launch’ on it.” Colonel Stanislav Petrov On 26 September 1983, just three weeks after the Soviet military had … Continue reading

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY — Stanislav Petrov Saved the World from Nuclear War

“The siren howled. But I just sat there for a few seconds, staring at the big, back-lit, red screen with the word ‘launch’ on it.” Colonel Stanislav Petrov On 26 September 1983, just three weeks after the Soviet military had … Continue reading

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