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Miracle On Ice

‘Eleven seconds, you’ve got ten seconds. Morrow, up to Silk. Five seconds left in the game. Do you believe in miracles?!? YES!!!’   Lauded by Sports Illustrated as the Top Sporting Moment of the 20th Century’ the Miracle on Ice … Continue reading

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How close we came to nuclear war – The Cuban Missile Crisis

Lying quietly in deep international waters close to Cuba, the Soviet submarine B59 came under attack by American depth charges. The furious officers scrambled to activate their key weapon as their instructions were clear – if provoked, launch your nuclear … Continue reading

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