The Freight Train That Could Have Ended the World

By Wes O’Donnell, Veteran U.S. Army & U.S. Air Force. TV & film producer. Fan of strange history.

By the early 1980s, heightened Cold War paranoia had led many military leaders in both the United States and the Soviet Union to question a nuclear missile silo’s survivability in the event of a full-scale nuclear exchange.




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Wes O'Donnell

Wes O'Donnell

Multi-Branch Veteran | Military & Global Security writer for War is Boring, GENmag, OneZero, Edge | Law Student at WMU | TEDx Speaker | Dad to 3 | Hates nukes

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