In 1962, B-52 bombers, like the one shown here in 2003, were loaded with nuclear payloads and poised to strike the Soviet Union upon the president’s command.
In 1962, B-52 bombers, like the one shown here in 2003, were loaded with nuclear payloads and poised to strike the Soviet Union upon the president’s command. MAX NASH Associated Press file
In 1962, B-52 bombers, like the one shown here in 2003, were loaded with nuclear payloads and poised to strike the Soviet Union upon the president’s command. MAX NASH Associated Press file