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Soviet submarine B-59

Index Soviet submarine B-59

Soviet submarine B-59 (Б-59) was a Project 641 or Foxtrot-class diesel-electric submarine of the Soviet Navy. [1]

18 relations: Caribbean Sea, Cuban Missile Crisis, Depth charge, Destroyer, Foxtrot-class submarine, Journal of Strategic Studies, Kola Peninsula, National Security Archive, Operation Anadyr, PBS, Peter Huchthausen, Political commissar, Secrets of the Dead, Soviet Navy, Submarine, United States Navy, USS Randolph (CV-15), Vasili Arkhipov.

Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea (Mar Caribe; Mer des Caraïbes; Caraïbische Zee) is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere.

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Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962 (Crisis de Octubre), the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning American ballistic missile deployment in Italy and Turkey with consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba.

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Depth charge

A depth charge is an anti-submarine warfare weapon.

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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Foxtrot-class submarine

The Foxtrot class was the NATO reporting name of a class of diesel-electric patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union.

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Journal of Strategic Studies

The Journal of Strategic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering military and diplomatic strategic studies.

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Kola Peninsula

The Kola Peninsula (Ко́льский полуо́стров, Kolsky poluostrov; from Куэлнэгк нёаррк, Kuelnegk njoarrk; Guoládatnjárga; Kuolan niemimaa; Kolahalvøya) is a peninsula in the far northwest of Russia.

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National Security Archive

The National Security Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-governmental, non-profit research and archival institution located on the campus of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1985 to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive is an investigative journalism center, open government advocate, international affairs research institute, and is the largest repository of declassified U.S. documents outside the federal government.

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Operation Anadyr

Operation Anadyr (Анадырь) was the code name used by the Soviet Union for its Cold War secret operation in 1962 of deploying ballistic missiles, medium-range bombers, and a division of mechanized infantry to Cuba to create an army group that would be able to prevent an invasion of the island by United States forces.

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Peter Huchthausen

Peter A. Huchthausen (25 September 1939 – 11 July 2008 in Amfreville, Manche, France) was a Captain in the United States Navy and the author of several maritime books.

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Political commissar

In the military, a political commissar or political officer (or politruk, from политический руководитель, "political leader"), is a supervisory officer responsible for the political education (ideology) and organization of the unit they are assigned to, and intended to ensure civilian control of the military.

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Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York, is an ongoing PBS television series which began in 2000.

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Soviet Navy

The Soviet Navy (Military Maritime Fleet of the USSR) was the naval arm of the Soviet Armed Forces.

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A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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USS Randolph (CV-15)

USS Randolph (CV/CVA/CVS-15) was one of 24 s built during World War II for the United States Navy.

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Vasili Arkhipov

Vasili Alexandrovich Arkhipov (p, 30 January 1926 – 19 August 1998) was a Soviet Navy officer credited with casting the single vote that prevented a Soviet nuclear strike (and, presumably, all-out nuclear war) during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_submarine_B-59

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