Using nuclear weapons over your own airspace to defend yourself against nuclear attack? What could possibly go wrong.
Here's What You Need to Remember: Decisionmakers in the Cold War evidently believed nuclear weapons would be a much larger feature of warfare then they thankfully turned out to be.
On July 19, 1957 five Air Force officers assembled in the open desert basin of the Yucca Flats of Nevada and glanced with nervous smiles up at a jet fighter...
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