Tag Archives: Cold War

June 1, 1978

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1978 the U.S. reported the finding of wiretaps in the American embassy in Moscow. Premier Kosygin was very unapologetic as he was heard to say, “Wiretaps? Of course there are wiretaps on their phones. … Continue reading

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June 20, 1963

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1963 the United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a hot-line communication link between the two world powers as a means to prevent any misunderstandings that might lead to … Continue reading

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March 17, 1966

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1966 a U.S. submarine found a missing H-bomb in the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain. On January 17, 1966, a USAF B-52 bomber collided with a flying tanker during a mid-air refueling mission … Continue reading

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January 26, 1992

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1992, Russian president Boris Yeltsin announced that his country would stop targeting U.S. cities with nuclear weapons. When he was asked which American cities were currently being targeted, he supplied a list of 24 … Continue reading

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