Monday, November 28, 2005

The War that Never Was

The Telegraph features a chilling description of the war that never was: a nuclear holocaust centered in Eastern Europe between the Cold War superpowers.

The nightmare of nuclear war in Europe - a spectre that haunted the world for half a century - stood revealed yesterday in terrible detail.

In a historic break with the past, Poland's newly elected government threw open its top secret Warsaw Pact military archives - including a 1979 map revealing the Soviet bloc's vision of a seven-day atomic holocaust between Nato and Warsaw Pact forces...

Hat tip: Below the Beltway

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