Cuban Missile Crisis

The Man Who Saved the World

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The little-known story of how close to nuclear destruction the world really was during those dark October days and how the heroism of one man saved us all

The Man Who Saved the World

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The Man Who Saved the World

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Hear the little-known story of a Soviet officer who refused to fire a nuclear torpedo during the Cuban Missile Crisis.