By Nate Jones,Thomas S. Blanton
What the West didn’t be aware of on the time used to be that the Soviets idea Operation capable Archer eighty three used to be actual and have been actively getting ready for a shock missile assault from NATO. This shut scrape with Armageddon used to be principally unknown till final October whilst the U.S. executive published a ninety-four-page presidential research of capable Archer that the nationwide defense Archive had spent over a decade attempting to declassify. Able Archer 83 relies upon greater than one thousand pages of declassified records that archive staffer Nate Jones has pried unfastened from a number of U.S. govt firms and British files, in addition to from previously labeled Soviet Politburo and KGB documents, vividly recreating the ambience that just about unleashed nuclear war.
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Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War by Nate Jones,Thomas S. Blanton