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The Black Brant Scare Near Miss
  Category: war-by-mistake
  Article Number: 23
This page describes an event in 1995 where the Russians almost launched their nuclear arsenal by mistake.
NORAD Detects An Incoming Soviet First Strike
  Category: war-by-mistake
  Article Number: 24
In November of 1979 someone mistakenly inserted a training tape in to the NORAD early warning system, an error which convinced operators a nuclear first strike by the Soviet Union was underway.

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