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The Mystery of the Black Prince

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At dawn 25 October 1983, the United States of America begins a secret military operation against the friendly Soviet Union Grenada.


October 30, in the midst of fighting, in the area of ​​movement of the US Navy suddenly pops up the Soviet submarine K-324. In the USSR, nuclear-powered ships of this class are called "pike", in America - the "Black Prince". The appearance of the "Black Prince" is shocking the Pentagon. The boat K-324 is armed with the most modern cruise missiles with atomic warheads. 10 days in the central Atlantic was a local war that threatened to escalate into 3-th world.

The picture tells история of the very 10 days of the autumn of the year 1983, which can be called the Caribbean crisis-2. They were preceded by the events of a hot political autumn: the Korean Boeing was shot down, the US began to deploy Pershing-2 missiles in Europe, the USSR was building an airport on the island of Grenada in the Caribbean, and NATO troops attacked the island.

Autumn 1983 of the year can be considered one of the highest peaks of the Cold War. The world was saved from disaster by endurance and the heroism of our submariners.

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  1. Andkor1962
    Andkor1962 17 October 2017 17: 01 New
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    Thanks for the movie. To be ashamed to admit, I first heard about this episode of the Cold War!
  2. Atlant-1164
    Atlant-1164 18 October 2017 12: 54 New
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    I remember how today .. in the newspapers, on the news .. about the Americans invasion of Grenada. about the shooting of the head of this country, Maurice Bishop. and then and today it is not clear to me why?!?!.
  3. Servla
    Servla 18 October 2017 23: 31 New
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    Glory to the warriors submariners!
  4. mervino2007
    mervino2007 19 October 2017 07: 53 New
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    Exposure Commander and team. the Americans did not dare. They knew that the Russians would not give them the ship. Instructive story. No rewards, but alive. And with the ship.
  5. Midshipman-53
    Midshipman-53 23 October 2017 12: 03 New
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    Always respected and respect our submariners, but he himself never aspired to serve on a submarine. From one idea that there is a huge thickness of water above you, and below you a black abyss, blood runs cold in your veins. I have many friends among submariners. He visited them on boats at a party, but tried to quickly leave her and go out into the air. And then the guys made an unprecedented feat!
    Glory to the submariners of our homeland!