From the Archives: The Cold War

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President John F. Kennedy came to Offutt Air Force Base on December 7, 1962. He inspected the Strategic Air Command's underground command post and reviewed the United States strategic war plan. Here Kennedy and General power, followed by aids, leave the command post. ROBERT PASKACH/THE WORLD-HERALD

President John F. Kennedy came to Offutt Air Force Base on December 7, 1962. He inspected the Strategic Air Command’s underground command post and reviewed the United States strategic war plan. Here Kennedy and General power, followed by aids, leave the command post. ROBERT PASKACH/THE WORLD-HERALD

President John F. Kennedy surprise visit to Omaha
12/7/1962
President Kennedy and General Power, followed by aides… leave underground command post emergency entrance.

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