Thursday, October 27, 2016

On This Day In History The United States And Soviet Union Step Back From Brink Of Nuclear War


As History.com notes, on this day in 1962 the U.S. and the Soviet Union stepped back from the brink of all out nuclear war.

You can read about the Cuban Missile Crisis via the below link:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-united-states-and-soviet-union-step-back-from-brink-of-nuclear-war?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2016-1027-10272016&om_rid=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa&om_mid=102631106&kx_EmailCampaignID=7768&kx_EmailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2016-1027-10272016&kx_EmailRecipientID=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa

Note: Above is a photo of a U.S. Navy ship and a Soviet cargo ship during the naval blockade of Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.    

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