A Bunch of Stuff...

Bill Humphries bill@whump.com
Tue, 21 Jan 2003 09:48:07 -0800


On Monday, January 20, 2003, at 11:59 PM, Aidan Kehoe wrote:

>> The US had Medium Range missiles in Europe
>
> They were in Turkey, too, weren't they? No buffer zone there ...

Remember that those were obsoleted at the time of the Missile Crisis, 
so JFK's 'sacrifice' of the SRBM's in Turkey was no big deal since the 
Minuteman I and Titan II ICBMs were coming on-line.

-- whump, whose Dad worked on the Titan II