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Soviet Submarine Officer Honored with Future of Life Prize
« on: November 19, 2017, 08:35:00 AM »
A Soviet Nuclear submarine officer who averted war during the Cuban missile crisis has been honored.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/science/2017/oct/27/vasili-arkhipov-soviet-submarine-captain-who-averted-nuclear-war-awarded-future-of-life-prize

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Vasili Archipov Saved The World
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2017, 09:20:29 AM »
“The lesson from this is that a guy called Vasili Arkhipov saved the world,’’ Thomas Blanton, director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University, told the Boston Globe in 2002, following a conference in which the details of the situation were explored”.

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