Churchill urged the US to conduct a preemptive nuclear strike against the Soviet Union to win the Cold War,

According to “InSerbia” a previously unseen memorandum from the FBI’s archives revealed that Winston Churchill urged the US to conduct a preemptive nuclear strike against the Soviet Union to win the Cold War, the Daily Mail reported Saturday.
The newly unveiled memo written by an FBI agent, details how Britain’s leader made his views about Russia to an American politician in 1947, RIA Novosti reports.
The note reports that Churchill spoke to Right-wing Republican senator Styles Bridges, asking him to persuade then-President Harry Truman to launch a nuclear strike against Russia.
The memo claims the British leader “stated that the only salvation for the civilization of the world would be if the President of the United States would declare Russia to be imperiling world peace and attack Russia”.
“He pointed out that if an atomic bomb could be dropped on the Kremlin, wiping it out, it would be a very easy problem to handle the balance of Russia, which would be without direction,” the note continues as cited by the Daily Mail.
“Churchill further stated that if this was not done, Russia will attack the United States in the next two or three years when she gets the atomic bomb and civilization will be wiped out or set back many years.”

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