‘World is a dangerous place’: US prepares to put B-52 nuclear bombers on high alert

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 07:24Edited time: 23 Oct, 2017 08:20

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FILE PHOTO: Bombs wait to be loaded on to a B-52H long range bomber (BACKGROUND), part of the US Eight Air Force, at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana © Pual J. 574 more words

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US Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert


OCTOBER 22, 2017


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