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|Subject: Exercise "Able Archer" 1983. 19/10/2015, 00:23|| |
Here is several links on how close we came as a Nuclear War! Even closer then the Cuban Missile Crisis. (Funny thing is, the west didn't even know the threat-how close we really came.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1bO8n6ryuU (The British MI6 (SIS) had a mole within the KGB.) Colonel Oleg Gordievsky had warned British Intelligence that the Soviets were preparing for a Nuclear War, against the war and nerves were 'extremely tense'!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oleg_Gordievsky(He warned the Brit's and the U.S. Govt that the Soviets were getting overtly paranoid over Ex Able Archer.
Lieutenant Colonel Stanislav Petrov (Soviet Air Defence Forces) "Hero of the world-literately!" (If you ever meet him,...buy him a beer....many beers actually!!!!