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Cold War Chronicles: Able Archer and Oleg Gordievsky
Episode 820th April 2021 • The History Guy • The History Guy
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The History Guy podcast features two stories of the Cold War. First is the story of Able Archer, a command exercise by NATO done in 1983, which the Soviet Union interpreted as a possible preparation for a first strike nuclear attack. We also have the EXCLUSIVE to the podcast story of Oleg Gordievsky, a KGB agent who turned to the West, and who escaped from Moscow in an agent exfiltration mission practically made for the movies.

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