10 Shocking Events That Almost Started World War III

It took the world two major wars, namely the World Wars, to realize the destruction wars bring and the harm it inflicts onto mankind. It was in the wake of this very realization that the United Nations was set up.
But even though strong international agencies have and continue to strive to maintain world peace, there have been moments in the near past when a third World War seemed imminent. While some of the instances are grave, some others are hilarious!

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