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The Man Who Saved The World - Cuban Missile Crisis

The Man Who Saved The World - Cuban Missile Crisis
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The Man Who Saved The World - Cuban Missile Crisis

Engaging and informative: to support Cold War Studies or issues of Nuclear Weapons in Religious Studies.

Vasili Alexandrovich Arkhipov (30 January 1926 – 19 August 1998) was a Soviet Navy officer. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, he prevented the launch of a nuclear torpedo and thereby prevented a nuclear war. Thomas Blanton (then director of the National Security Archive) said in 2002 that "a guy called Vasili Arkhipov saved the world".
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