from the people who brought you Duck And Cover

Armageddon Almost Not Averted: To launch a Minuteman in those days, one had to 'unlock' the missile by dialing in a code -- the equivalent of a safety catch on a handgun. However, Blair reports, the U.S. Strategic Air Command was worried that a bunch of sissy safety features might slow things down. It ordered all locks set to 00000000 ...


Add Your Comments

Please use Name/URL or an OpenID option rather than posting anonymously.

Post a Comment