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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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