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Old 12-12-2013, 11:03 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by locutus
I was in Frankfurt, Germany during the Cuban Missile crisis. We thought the Soviet tanks were going to come through the Fulda Gap at any moment. But there was no in any of our minds that whether we personally lived or died, the USA was going to kick their ass.
hells yeah we can still kick ANY nations ass no matter what even though the military is being gutted yet again don't they ever learn these lessons of history


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Old 12-15-2013, 07:22 AM   #12
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If you can find it, read the book "World War III"(1984 or 5). I was once honored to attend a lecture at Ft. (Mother) Rucker given by Lt. General Hal Moore, who had just read the book for the editors, and said it was the most realistic scenario of what a Tank & Airmobile war with the Sov. Bloc in Europe would have gone down...I was there for my 3rd airframe transition in 7 years...


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Originally Posted by t_humm View Post
I agree. Unfortunately they all had water damage, this was the nicest one. As all of the information is online there no value there, but I think that it shows just how close we came to mutual destruction.
You have no idea how close we came. Look at the Doomsday Clock sometime. The closest listed time is 2 minutes to midnight in 1953. Not on the record but we came a lot closer than that in the cold war.

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