November 28, 2012
WHICH IS HOW YOU GET TO BE A GENERAL:
US military chiefs 'planned to blow up the moon with nuclear bomb' as show of Cold War muscle, physicist claims (ROB WILLIAMS, 28 NOVEMBER 2012, Independent)
US Military chiefs, keen to intimidate Russia during the Cold War, plotted to blow up the moon with a nuclear bomb, according to project documents kept secret for for nearly 45 years.The army chiefs allegedly developed a top-secret project called, 'A Study of Lunar Research Flights' - or 'Project A119', in the hope that their Soviet rivals would be intimidated by a display of America's Cold War muscle.
Anyone with any strategic nous would realize the way to intimidate them was to blow up Moscow.
Posted by Orrin Judd at November 28, 2012 8:35 PM