In 1983, Stanislav Petrov resisted pushing the missle  MAR 31 2005

In 1983, Stanislav Petrov resisted pushing the missle launch button in the face of an incoming attack (which later turned out to be false). In the 50 years of the Cold War, it's amazing that we didn't destroy ourselves, accidentally or otherwise.

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