The Bomb

A very interesting and scary look into how nuclear arms post WWII were handled by the armed forces and the government.  Battling between the armed services ended up giving control of all nucs to SAC ( Strategic Air Command) based in Omaha and run by General Curtis LeMay.  His idea that there is no ‘little’ war and that we should be all in with EVERY nuc we have at the same time.  Well the problem was that there were little wars such as the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Berlin Crisis neither of which really required armed confrontation thanks to the strong wits of JFK.

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