Cold War Era
The unknown story of the U-2 flight that went lost over the North Pole and nearly escalated the Cuban Missile CrisisDario Leone -
Two Air Defense Command Convair F-102 Delta Dagger interceptors were scrambled to counter the MiG-19s and guide the U-2 home. On each Delta Dagger were nuclear-tipped GAR-11 Nuclear Falcon missiles... If there was any one factor during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 that could have escalated the situation out of the...