How did the Cuban Missile Crisis start?


The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred when the Soviet Union secretly put nuclear missiles on the island of Cuba. The missiles were discovered by routine spy-plane surveillance that the Soviet Union was building surface-to-air missile (SAM) launch sites. This nearly started a nuclear war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
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In 1962, the Soviet Union began placing missiles on Cuban soil in response to
The Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest the world ever came to nuclear war. The United States armed forces were at their highest state of readiness ever and Soviet field commanders
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Well it was the closest the world had come to World War 3, The US was literally on the brink of launching missiles because they thought USSR would strike from cuba first. I remember
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The Cuban Missile Crisis started as a result of the Cold War, a time when the world came closest to annihilating itself. It was caused by superpower tension between Russia and America. On 14 October 1962 an American spy-plane took pictures of a nuclear missile base being built on Cuba.
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