. . . And Cairo / Jerusalem Would Have Been at the Epicenter — So why is virtually the entire population of the world ignorant about that? Or, why do so many Americans believe that the closest we ever came to nuclear conflagration was during the Cuban Missle Crisis? THAT was nothing compared to the … Continue reading On the 55th Anniversary of the Day the U.S. Nearly Kick-Started a Nuclear War with the Soviet Union: 6/8/1967.