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XB-70 Valkyrie: Right Plane – Wrong Time

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XB-70 Valkyrie: Right Plane – Wrong Time In the mid-1950s, the United States and the former Soviet Union were embroiled in the “Cold War.” Both countries were poised with nuclear weapons capable of effectively ending civilization as we know it. The United States’ nuclear force consisted of nuclear-armed missiles, submarines, and aircraft. The primary strategic aircraft were the venerable B-52…

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