Cold War Radio #105

Posted: October 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Show Notes:

When the Fulcrum Collapses

Report: Two Dead After Explosion In Iranian Nuclear Facility

Kurds Face Massacre In Syrian Border Town As Turkey Just Watches

US throws Apache helicopter gunships into fight against Isil

Today in Cold War History
1949: The Soviet Union creates the Democratic Republic of Germany ( East Germany ) within the Soviet occupation zone.
1951 – Stalin proclaims USSR has atom bomb
1953: Naval and military forces are on their way to British Guiana in response to a threat to the administration of the British colony after the left-wing People’s Progressive Party victory .
1961: President John F. Kennedy advises American families to build bomb shelters to protect them from atomic fallout in the event of a nuclear war. Many Americans did prepare for nuclear war by buying up canned goods and building backyard bomb shelters. Also at the time many home builders offered a bomb shelter as part of new home packages.
1967 – Haight-Ashbury hippies throw a funeral to mark end of hippies
1968: The Czechoslovakia defense minister has announced after meeting the Soviet Union defense minister that most of the Soviet led occupation force in Czechoslovakia will be pulled out by the end of October.
1973 – Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War.
1976 – Cubana de Aviación Flight 455 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados, after two bombs, placed on board by terrorists with connections to the CIA, exploded. All 73 people on board are killed.
1977 – The first prototype of the Mikoyan MiG-29, designated 9-01, makes its maiden flight.
1981 – Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat is murdered by Islamic extremists.
1985: Greenpeace are to take their new flagship which replaces the Rainbow Warrior blown up by French agents on July 10th in New Zealand to lead a number of other protesters to Mururoa Atoll, protesting against the French Nuclear testing in the South Pacific, A number of French warships are also patrolling the area.
1986 – Russian nuclear sub K291 sinks in Atlantic Ocean

Mexico Officials Claim 28 Mutilated Bodies Found in Mass Grave

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