The Week The World Almost Ended in Nuclear War

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There is one week in history where the United States almost went to nuclear war, yet miraculously somehow avoided total world destruction. Check out the most stressful week in US history during 1962 when a nuclear war was imminent! How was a total nuclear war avoided? You'll have to watch today's epic new true story!
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  • Vasily Arkaphov is so much better than any Marvel or DC hero

    mark molinamark molinaPäivä sitten
  • Imagine the kind of decisions JFK would have made knowing he'd be dead in a year..

    thejuicebthejuiceb2 päivää sitten
  • Is this info credible? Just asking... so I can use it as reference on a history presentation at school.. thnks

    BlueBlue4 päivää sitten
  • I like how the world almost ended on my bday if it was like 60 years later

    K IvancicK Ivancic4 päivää sitten
  • Worthless government smh they don't care about our lives they were willing to destroy the world for power 🤨

    Greg PlummerGreg Plummer5 päivää sitten
  • U.S plants bombs near russia 1st Russia plants bombs near U.S U.S: You can't do that

    Raghav SyalRaghav Syal5 päivää sitten
  • Usa can put missiles in Turkey but USSR don't allow to put missiles in Cuba,what a joke,but USSR is winner in chis 😂

    Praveen VeerankiPraveen Veeranki6 päivää sitten
  • I just noticed that the mouths are flipped. So that the tongue is on the top of the mouth

    Brittany CummingsBrittany Cummings6 päivää sitten
  • USA would continue to threaten the world with such scenarios.. And one day it will be too late to either withdraw or avert

    Subhajit NandySubhajit Nandy6 päivää sitten
  • And then America invaded Cuba after so many years and decades. America just literally lied to the Soviet in order to moved the course of the war in their favor and they won.

    Robert BenchRobert Bench6 päivää sitten
  • And here we are watching the democrats march us into the flames of socialism...

    Jesse GindhartJesse Gindhart7 päivää sitten
  • This channel is literally the best channel on FIworld by far!

    Wreck it BoniWreck it Boni7 päivää sitten
  • Removing the juniper missiles from Turkey was no secret. It just took place half a year later when people got tired of talking about it and were just relieved nothing escalated to war. People saw it as act to remove a possible repeat of Cuba.

    Phil DeSantoPhil DeSanto7 päivää sitten
  • War is the dumbest thing humans invented.

    MM7 päivää sitten
    • We’re savage animals. As much as we’d like to think we’re “Sophisticated and Civil Creatures”, we’re no different than our Monkey predecessors.

      DBAY 012DBAY 0127 päivää sitten
  • its insane how little everyday people had to do with all of this. how little we all had in the say in the end of the world

    Charley EdwardsCharley Edwards8 päivää sitten
  • If Stalin was still around, this would have ended way differently

    Kenechukwu OkoliKenechukwu Okoli8 päivää sitten
  • Its like babies wanting to fight

    Drink Clear WaterDrink Clear Water8 päivää sitten
  • Guys today only one supersonic missiles can cross deadly defence systems other wise missiles will be intercepted

    Over Smart%Over Smart%8 päivää sitten
  • Russia to nuke

    Over Smart%Over Smart%8 päivää sitten
  • Weeelll don’t worry Soon it will happen Very soon

    RoseRage95RoseRage959 päivää sitten
  • Sadly these events are going to happen again in the second Cold War we are facing now.. Doubt humanity can prevail the next 20-30 years. Those space programs better speed up while the clock runs down.

    Jet KhooJet Khoo9 päivää sitten
  • Talk Bout fallout 4

    Ramen NoodlesRamen Noodles9 päivää sitten
  • These adds are ridiculous

    Peter StrongPeter Strong9 päivää sitten
  • i learned about this in histoey

    v.vv.v9 päivää sitten
  • That’s a man who really knows right from wrong thank you sir

    Waffle HorseWaffle Horse9 päivää sitten
  • someone needs to make a movie on this

    carter noelcarter noel9 päivää sitten
  • Every country should have a nuke or no country should.

    Jackson MuhizaJackson Muhiza9 päivää sitten
  • Which of the like 50 weeks there was

    Joewars73Joewars739 päivää sitten
  • The future could've been Fallout inc.

    Nikolay KolevNikolay Kolev9 päivää sitten
  • One man would had sense averted nuclear war! This man is a hero!

    Gamerzanonymous345Gamerzanonymous3459 päivää sitten
  • That's the time when communist Russia almost annihilated in the face of the earth by the most powerful Americans

    mercury plutomercury pluto9 päivää sitten
  • Ready

    David mccannDavid mccann9 päivää sitten
  • vasili arkhipov is the biggest hero in the world☺😚

    GAME BOYGAME BOY9 päivää sitten
  • I think wargames said it best, "interesting game, the only way to win is not to play at allllllll!"

    David DeatonDavid Deaton9 päivää sitten
  • If Trump was the president of that time, there will definitely be world war 3. And he quote `I'll make America great again' before pressing the button for nuclear launch.... 😂😂😂

    Maxwell LionHeartMaxwell LionHeart10 päivää sitten
  • And to bad all that hard work to stop communism from infiltrating the US would all be in vain if we let whats going on to continue. We're well on are we to a communist society. Sad

    Nate_zx6r_ryderNate_zx6r_ryder10 päivää sitten
  • Why do u keep giving russian the m1 garand

  • They were going to wipe out humanity over politics.

    lajuanlajuan10 päivää sitten
  • They should have a hotline to China also

    The FreshestThe Freshest10 päivää sitten
  • Too much of that awful music. Did not watch past 3:25.

    Sheryl PriceSheryl Price10 päivää sitten
  • The World honestly would have been better off if the USSR won the Cold War.

    HandleHandle10 päivää sitten
    • @DBAY 012 I’m not sold on multiverse stuff. But yea a Communist future would have been way better for Humanity especially Humanity in space. We would have gotten rid of all our obstacles like war, money, borders that type of stuff (since Communism calls for the eradication of money, war and Nations) and we’d probably be closer to being a type 1 civilization by now. Capitalism and the concept of “cost” has only slowed us down and Communism gets rid of those obstacles. Humans are eventually going to HAVE to turn to Communism anyway in the future if we plan on conquering space efficiently having the Socialists winning the Cold War just gets us there quicker.

      HandleHandle7 päivää sitten
    • Well, theoretically, if you believe in the Multiverse, there are countless universe ‘copies’, if you will. So, the Russians had to have won the Cold War in at LEAST one of them, right? 🧐 Then again, it’s also possible that they lost in every single one. 😂 🤷🏽‍♂️

      DBAY 012DBAY 0127 päivää sitten
  • Pretty sure there's no such thing as a "death charge" to try to sink a submarine. Do you mean "depth charge", maybe?

    J man JJ man J10 päivää sitten
  • Who else is using this video for history class?

    Papa Lags2Papa Lags210 päivää sitten
  • I welcome nuclear war. Lets see those left wing nut jobs survive that!

    tsrif tsaltsrif tsal10 päivää sitten
  • youve covered this like 4 times

    DezonedDezoned10 päivää sitten
  • Awesome episode 🇺🇸🎇🎆🇺🇸

    Jim MarkleyJim Markley10 päivää sitten
  • Too ez

    AAA BaboAAA Babo10 päivää sitten
  • What I dont understand is why is it a big deal the USSR does this while USA already done the same in Turkey? If you come face to face with a stranger pointed a gun to you, wouldnt you point your gun against him/her too?

    King CobraKing Cobra10 päivää sitten
  • I thought it said "This week" but after the vid started, I remembered history class.

    DoosinDoosin10 päivää sitten
  • I was learning this at school

    Junior_ FelizJunior_ Feliz10 päivää sitten
  • Is it me or does America always get recked by guerrilla warfare? Bay of pigs, Vietnam, Afghanistan or is that just its weakness militarily idk.

    Michael ArmstrongMichael Armstrong10 päivää sitten
  • How did I come to this video from the great josh fight also great video 👍🏻

    DriftAFK66 5DriftAFK66 510 päivää sitten
  • Khrushchev should be seen as a hero for this as well. Although a tyrant, he did have the sense not to end the world during his time in office. He gave Kennedy a way to save face and still get what he really wanted, the removal of missiles from Turkey. He took the L to save the world. I'm American BTW and was a kid during the height of the cold war. It was intensely scary. North Korea or Iran can hurt us with their arsenals, the powers we were dealing with then could utterly destroy us in nuclear hellfire.

    Scott's VideosScott's Videos10 päivää sitten
    • Khrushchev was Ikranuan, and saw firsthand in WW2 what would have happened. He was in Stalingrad too, as a CP member, during that fighting. In 1962 USSR still had not recovered from the war.

      Steven WeaverSteven Weaver10 tuntia sitten
  • Too bad the only thing he did is delay the inevitable. I take it, 3 months or so at max.

    necro YTnecro YT10 päivää sitten
  • Terrifying. The movie 13 Days captures the tension brilliantly.

    Northern LightsNorthern Lights10 päivää sitten
  • Are y'all working on that new Military comparison for the US and China? The navies at least?

    Isaac MartinezIsaac Martinez10 päivää sitten
  • This is a comment.

    Bruno Deodato Rigotto Da SilvaBruno Deodato Rigotto Da Silva10 päivää sitten
  • If few nuclear weapon can wipe humans from earth what's the use of creating thousand of them.

    AQadir AnsariAQadir Ansari10 päivää sitten
  • I learned this in high school around the time COD Black Ops and BO 2 were brand new and man that was immersive history

    Jered Poli-CamagongJered Poli-Camagong10 päivää sitten
  • The worl savior on that submarine is known as the sailor with the silly curl on his forehead. We were indeed so very close to being no more.

    Michael SpicerMichael Spicer10 päivää sitten
  • then in 62 missile range was short so they used to plot missiles near the target

    Aurobindo GhoshAurobindo Ghosh10 päivää sitten
  • Infographics Show: Were going to tell you about this event! Me who's done 16 hours of research on the Cold War: Huh. What an interesting event!

    Ryann BodeRyann Bode10 päivää sitten
    • @Nicofromspace Most pointless reply.

      Ryann BodeRyann Bode9 päivää sitten
    • most pointless comment

      NicofromspaceNicofromspace9 päivää sitten
  • My dad was a Russian Linguist during the Cold War. He told me that there was plenty of times that there was plenty of times that the world ended which we don’t know about. Also, there are no “nuclear tipped torpedoes” Torpedoes go horizontally, missies go vertically

    Chad MowerChad Mower10 päivää sitten
    • There are. Instead of a conventional warhead, an atomic bomb was carried instead. They are carried by Soviet/Russian boats to destroy US carrier task groups. We had small yield atomic depth bombs to use on their SSBNs, as well as our own atom bomb armed torpedoes.

      Steven WeaverSteven Weaver10 tuntia sitten
    • Laughs in Mark 45 Torpedo.

      Scott's VideosScott's Videos10 päivää sitten
  • world almost Josh Vs Josh

    Grimo Rea playing WAKFU MMORPG-Turn based PCGrimo Rea playing WAKFU MMORPG-Turn based PC10 päivää sitten
  • This Channel is poppet of USA

    Umamaheswara MUmamaheswara M10 päivää sitten
  • Why can’t we all just love each other?

    Emilio MasonEmilio Mason10 päivää sitten
  • In other words USA has the right to put missile in front of the frontier of Russia while retaliating by same is a potential 3rd world war ? Funny

    Reda BellReda Bell10 päivää sitten
  • Did somebody say Khrushchev?

    E VanE Van10 päivää sitten
  • When October 27 is you birthday🤡 lol its mine😶

    Taylor HTaylor H10 päivää sitten
  • Mason : your turn reznov, Freedom! Reznov : For you mason! not for me.

    Tiger MafiaTiger Mafia10 päivää sitten
  • Oh yes the day my mom found out my dad was cheating

    King DriftKing Drift10 päivää sitten
  • It's too bad we didn't have a nuclear war, it would have been awesome 😎

    Kevin BeaugezKevin Beaugez10 päivää sitten
  • Do anyone know where we can buy a ticket to Mars?

    MR. GoodBoyMR. GoodBoy10 päivää sitten
  • That is not very POGchamp of the Russians

    pokefriend123pokefriend12310 päivää sitten

    Riley WatsonRiley Watson10 päivää sitten
  • AMEN

    Riley WatsonRiley Watson10 päivää sitten
  • AMEN

    Riley WatsonRiley Watson10 päivää sitten
  • I was around 3 times that not many people ever heard of the last one was within a year !

    your lasting impressionyour lasting impression10 päivää sitten
  • History is amazing

    Kaloea AlmeidaKaloea Almeida10 päivää sitten
  • See the thing about America is we will bluff and threaten military stuff with not having any attention of doing so. Only problem is we really hate when someone calls us on our bluffs and will destroy your country and or world because of it. The world may litterally be gone one day because some leader will tell a us leader. I bet you won’t.

    Mike CampenMike Campen10 päivää sitten
  • “The citizens of West Berlin fear that their freedoms may be trampled on…” Thats a real bold choice of words ya got there, ya fackin’ Nazis!

    oilhazeoilhaze10 päivää sitten
  • It just proves that you should always question things, no matter how serious the consequences, that one man wanting to know what the situation was, he was a saviour...

    twocvbloketwocvbloke11 päivää sitten
  • Viewers: how many times are you going to make videos on the same topic, that literally everyone knows about Infographics: Y E S

    lord voldemortlord voldemort11 päivää sitten
  • if it had. then covid would never happen last year.

    smoked bunssmoked buns11 päivää sitten
  • So basically the US wanted to do to Cuba what they did to Pakistan, creating the Taliban? Cuba dodges a bullet ngl

    Mk 99Mk 9911 päivää sitten
  • Btw we’re in defcon 3 right now as well

    Thomas NealThomas Neal11 päivää sitten
    • WHAT

      Project incomperable slothProject incomperable sloth9 päivää sitten
  • Personally i think there is more global tensions, and more risk of WW3 today, than the cold war of then.

    XxThe Awoken OnexXXxThe Awoken OnexX11 päivää sitten
  • This week their might be the 3rd world war and maybe the end of the world

    George RezkGeorge Rezk11 päivää sitten
  • The world almost ended. There's also another incident where soviet officer refusal to launch a ballistic middle on America also prevent a war, possibly nuclear war. One of the Soviets missile defense systems detected an American ballistic missile being fired and heading towards the Soviets, but the US didn't fire any, it was a system malfunction on the Soviet's side. The Soviet officer was supposed to fire back as protocol or something if I'm not mistaken, but he believe something was wrong, probably system malfunction and hence didn't launch any missiles. At the end he found out it was really system malfunction. This soviet officer also avoided a nuclear war as well.

    dallas yapdallas yap11 päivää sitten
    • Stanislav Petrov. He was the duty officer in 1983 when missiles were detected inbound from the USA. He contacted support crews working satellite radar units, they reported no missiles on their scopes. He reported it up as a malfunction and prayed he was right. He was reprimanded by command for a log book error. He is literally the man who saved the world in 1983.

      Scott's VideosScott's Videos10 päivää sitten
  • Make a video now, about how the world almost ended because American soldiers wanted to cut down a tree on a border.

    TaskmasterTaskmaster11 päivää sitten
  • The Vasili Arkhiprov story has been told before in a different video on this channel. Don't tell stories over and over in different videos.

    Alvin AhammedAlvin Ahammed11 päivää sitten
  • Funny thing is that I just learned this earlier this week in school

    Sassyduck4231 RoborelatedSassyduck4231 Roborelated11 päivää sitten
  • the only sad part is since the international language is english, sadly, when u see foreign languages such as russian or chinese, u'd tend to be fearful of them n trust english news more. but US are the epitome of evil.

    Jion LohJion Loh11 päivää sitten
  • The number's mason, what do they mean?

    1020Shane1020Shane11 päivää sitten
  • Why does FIworld recommend me random clips form bat man I'm not joking

    a_mantis shrimpa_mantis shrimp11 päivää sitten
  • My Dad was in the Marines, and he's said that they were prepped and ready to go the moment that war was declared. I can't imagine what was going through his mind then.

    Jason Garfield BardyJason Garfield Bardy11 päivää sitten
  • That was the red October?

    nolaboy85nolaboy8511 päivää sitten
    • No. Different event.

      Steven WeaverSteven Weaver10 tuntia sitten
  • Great show 😊

    Jean ZavalaJean Zavala11 päivää sitten
  • PBS had a hour long special about him in their “Secrets of the Dead” series. “Secrets of the Dead: The Man who saved the world”. When they describe the horrible conditions, meant for arctic waters, not hot waters, in that submarine (a diesel sub because of the recent near nuclear melt in a certain nuclear submarine). The cool part of the sub was a humid 110 where the “special torpedo” was kept! It’s amazing he kept his wits about him, unlike the political officer and the other guy. All 3 keys were inserted, turned, and they just had to push the “button”. He said NYET and surfaced. He was aboard the Nuclear Sub when the crisis occurred. He knew what devastation Radiation had on the human body. He later died from cancer thought to be caused due to exposure. Horribly. He was shamed for “surrendering” to the Americans by the Russian Government. He basically died disgraced soon after and his bravery was frowned upon by the Russian Government. It was not decades later during a “Cold War Reunion” in the late 90’s that a Russian aboard the sub let an American Official know just how close they were to launching the “Special Torpedo”. The American almost went into shock and told the Russian, if they had launched it, we would of retaliated with our own Nuke! That Russian Captain is an unsung hero of the Cold War. He, and a Russian Radar operator (thought he saw Nuclear Missile on Radar, but suspected it was a meteorite. Told military to “stand down” based on this hunch. He was right, it was a meteorite. His gut feeling stopped a Nuclear retaliatory launch). A “Special Torpedo” IS a Nuclear Torpedo FYI😳 My Grandpa retired after the Cuban Missile Crisis a Brigadier General (he also served directly in the Pacific during WW2).He was directly responsible for guarding a nuclear button. I realized just how close he came to having to push it that day. RIP Grandpa. RIP Varsili. I can never remember you name (slight autism), but I will NEVER forget your actions. You are a true hero for all humanity. As an American, I wish I could shake your hand.

    equargequarg11 päivää sitten
  • who else is high af rn

    Nahun VieraNahun Viera11 päivää sitten