This Week In History

 
October 20, 1962- Major General Donald McGowan, the Chief of the National Guard Bureau and the other Reserve Component directors are given a Top Secret briefing in the Pentagon on the impending crisis following the discovery on October 18th of Soviet nuclear missile sites being constructed in Cuba. 
 
October 21, 1916- US Army formed Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC).
 
October 22, 1918-  The new Army Air Service (forerunner of the U.S. Air Force) was organized. 
 
October 23, 1998- An American brokered peace deal was reached at the Wye Plantation in Maryland between Yasser Arafat and Benjamin Netanyahu. 
 
October 24, 1944- “Ace of Aces” David McCampbell (1910-1996) and one other fighter faced 60 planes approaching US forces. 
 
October 25, 1983 - 1,800 U.S. Marines and Rangers, assisted by 300 soldiers from six Caribbean nations, invaded Grenada at the order of President Reagan, who said the action was needed to protect U.S. citizens there.
 
October 26, 1962- At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain’s order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war.

 

 

 

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