Poland On The Last Day D+24 (2 August, 1987)

It did not take long for word of Wunsdorf’s destruction to reach in Poland. Owing to time and circumstances, the first people to learn of the nuclear event were members of the Polish military stationed in and around Legnica. On the surface these Poles remained loyal to the Soviet Union and thus were trusted, albeit …

Memories Of World War III: The Road To War Part II

The Road to War 1 May-6 July, 1987 Brigadier General Jack Ryder, US Army (Ret.)- “With Gorbachev gone, everyone started to get nervous again. The future was unpredictable now that there was a hardliner in power over there again. But Romanov was hardline enough to make Andropov and Chernenko appear tame in comparison. April became …