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Russian developer uses aircraft carrier for game based on Cuban Missile Crisis

Russian video game publisher 1C Company boarded a former US aircraft carrier to re-write the Cuban Missile Crisis that had super powers on the brink of nuclear war in 1962. The tense Cold War stand-off has an apocalyptic outcome in the “Nuclear Union” computer game showcased late Thursday amid vintage…

U.S. dismantles last big Cold War nuclear bomb

WASHINGTON — Technicians in Texas closed a chapter on the Cold War on Tuesday, dismantling the oldest, biggest and most powerful nuclear bomb in the US arsenal, officials said. The last B-53 bomb — built in 1962, the year of the Cuban missile crisis — was dismantled at the Pantex…

Jackie Kennedy wanted to stay with JFK in nuclear war

WASHINGTON — John F. Kennedy’s wife Jacqueline pleaded with him to allow her and their children stay with him in event of a nuclear Armageddon, around the time of the Cuban missile crisis, a report on new audio tapes said Monday. The transcripts are being released in a book this…

Kennedy library puts archives online

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The John F. Kennedy library has put thousands of papers, photographs and recordings of the former US president online to mark the 50th anniversary of his inauguration. The digital collection at jfklibrary.org is the largest online digitized archive of any former US president, the Boston-based John F.…

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