Deterring War, Preserving Peace
The Cold War - an event lasting almost 50 years in human history that caused fear, panic, and distrust during the time of nuclear weapons development in the United States and Soviet Union. Minuteman missiles held the power to destroy civilization, but this destructive force also acted as a nuclear deterrent which maintained peace and prevented war.
Did You Know?
The initial groundbreaking for the first Minuteman Missile silo in South Dakota occurred on 9/11 – September 11th, 1961.