77 – Defending the Pershing 2 nuclear missile

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Phil Logan served in the US Army from 1986-1991.  He went through infantry school at Fort Benning, Georgia was sent to Germany and assigned to the ground defence force for the Pershing II tactical nuclear missiles.  He describes in some detail defence tactics including against Warsaw Pact Special Forces, the West German Red Army Faction terrorist group and anti-nuclear demonstrators.

Phil was also there when the INF disarmament treaty was signed and recalls the Soviet inspectors visiting after the treaty was signed.

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