History's HEROES? Dated 1926 - 1998

Vasili Arkhipov

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Ronald S


Soviet Navy
Submarine Commander


  • Saved The World.
  • Vice Admiral


  • Brave / Courageous
  • A good and strong leader
  • Good or moral (strong beliefs or principles)
  • Has integrity (stands up for what they believe and act accordingly)
  • Decisive
  • Determined
  • Honest

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"Nyet!" - Vasili Arkhipov

Saved the world from World War III, 1962

Refused to use Nuclear Torpedo when ordered to do so during Cuban Missile Crisis. Use of torpedo would have started WW3.

Career Soviet Naval Officer.

Life in Vasili Arkhipov's world

Paranoia, Fear, Suspicion, Tension, and those were the good points.

Was Vasili Arkhipov a Hero?

  • Saved The World.
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