Did You Know?
At first when people started telling me that these TV reports had started calling me a hero, I was surprised. I never thought of myself as one. After all, I was literally just doing my job.
He is credited with preventing a nuclear holocaust during the Cold War. He was the duty officer monitoring a Soviet early warning system from a bunker near Moscow In September, 1983, when the radar screen suddenly appeared to show a missile inbound from the United States. He ordered his subordinates not to panic, while the alert siren blared. A message on the main screen reported that four more ...