Cold War Radio #22

Posted: March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

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CWR 22

Show Notes:

State TV says Russia could turn US to ‘radioactive ash’

Venice votes on cutting ties with Italy;_ylt=AwrBEiLJHydTm2MAOE3QtDMD

Pro-Russian Crimeans toast future with Moscow after vote

Russian Troops Mass at Border With Ukraine

Stolen F-35 secrets now showing up in China’s stealth fighter


Today in Cold War History for March 17
1947 – First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber
1948 – The Benelux, France, and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the North Atlantic Treaty establishing NATO.
1958 – The United States launches the Vanguard 1 satellite.
1959 – Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Tibet for India.
1960 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Security Council directive on the anti-Cuban covert action program that will ultimately lead to the Bay of Pigs Invasion.
1966 – Off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean, the DSV Alvin submarine finds a missing American hydrogen bomb.
1968 – As a result of nerve gas testing in Skull Valley, Utah, over 6,000 sheep are found dead.
1970 – My Lai Massacre: The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident.
1973 – The first American prisoners of war (POWs) were released from the “Hanoi Hilton” in Hanoi, North Vietnam.

Special Ops Chief: Extremists in Syria Will ‘Eventually Threaten’ U.S. Soil




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