Dr.Strangelove

Dr.Strangelove - Andrew Hubbard Dr. Strangelove The film...

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Andrew Hubbard Dr. Strangelove The film Dr. Strangelove focuses on a make-believe nuclear conflict between the United States and Soviet Russia. This conflict occurs when base leader, General Ripper decided to take the Cold War into his own hands. Ripper hated the USSR so much and felt that the only way to really deal with them was to strike first and strike hard (mostly due to his crazy essence theory). He used the B-52 bombers of the 834 th Bomb Wing, equipped with nuclear bombs that patrol Soviet airspace to attack. Knowing that the higher ups on the chain of command would not allow him to just attack Russia Ripper uses Plan R to get around this. Plan R is an attack plan created just in case the USSR attacked America by surprise and the higher-ups were killed. This plan would allow for a lower officer to give the order to attack the USSR. Plan R has certain processes to it. First the order is sent out from the base using a certain type of one-way radio. The base’s radios and phone lines are cut off and all personal radios are cut off. This is to prevent any Russian spies
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