The MIG-23 Crash That almost triggered A World War

At the end days of the Cold War, a MIG-23 crashed in Belgium, but luckily, due to diplomacy, World War III was averted.

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It’s 1989, and the Cold War was subsiding. Both sides were taking a relaxed approach when it came to aggression.




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