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Broken Arrows EP 1 : the 1950's

1950: Early days of the Cold War. Faced with a potential Red Army invasion of Western Europe, the U.S. army dreamed up a plan of total war against the USSR. On 14 February 1950, an accident that would remain secret for forty years occurred at Mount Kologet, Canada : the first crash involving a bomber carrying a nuclear bomb. For there were to be many more, and four in 1950 alone – in Quebec, in New Mexico, in Ohio and in California. These were known in military parlance as Broken Arrows.

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