PurgatoryeBook - 2015
After nuclear apocalypse, is survival an option? In recent history, nuclear war has been an imminent and potentially devastating threat to humanity and the survival of the species. 1962 was the closest the Cold War came to escalating into an all-out nuclear war. President Kennedy won and the Soviet Union backed down. In September 1983, Korean Airlines Flight 007 was shot down over the Sea of Japan, and brought relations between the two superpowers to an all-time low as nuclear threats rose. 1983's Operation Ryan saw missiles primed while nuclear strike aircraft lined up on runways in Poland. It was the Soviet response to the NATO's Able Archer 83 simulation exercises. President Reagan defused the situation. In 2014, Soviet troops invaded Ukraine, attacking NATO forces positioned to defend their new ally. The President of Russia finally lost patience with the West's barriers to expansion. After repeated warnings, and deciding a more devastating approach was needed, 300 megatons of nuclear missiles hit the UK alone. And purgatory, the living hell, began...
Publisher: [United States] : SilverWood Books : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource