Posts by Category: Wartime

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the United States, the Soviet Union, and Cuba in the early 1960s during the Cold War. In Russia, it is termed the “Caribbean Crisis”, while in Cuba it is called the “October ...

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C-130 Shootdown (09/02/1958)

C-130 Shootdown (09/02/1958)

On the 2nd of September 1958, Soviet MiG-17 pilots shot down a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance-configured C-130 aircraft over Soviet Armenia; 17 crewman were aboard. Below are the transcripts, reports, and audio files concerning the incident. ...

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Operation Mount Hope III

Operation Mount Hope III

Operation Mount Hope III was a secret American operation to capture a crashed Soviet-made Mi-24 “Hind” attack helicopter. The aircraft had crashed and been abandoned in the conflict between Libya and Chad. In 1988 two U.S. MH-47 Chinooks of the ...

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