Remembering a Day in 1962

53 years ago today, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasili Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain’s order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and beginning a nuclear war between the superpowers The U.S. had been dropping depth charges near the submarine in an attempt … Continue reading Remembering a Day in 1962