The Man Who Saved the World (clone this guy)

TIL that on Oct. 27th, 1962, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, two Soviet Captains got a false alarm and ordered a nuclear strike on the U.S. The order needed all 3 captains aboard to vote in unison and this man, Vasili Arkhipov, flatly...

Oct. 27th, 1962, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, two Soviet Captains got a false alarm and ordered a nuclear strike on the U.S. The order needed all 3 captains aboard to vote in unison and this man, Vasili Arkhipov, flatly refused. He is credited by some for saving our planet.

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