How Did the Cuban Missile Crisis Start?

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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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Castro wanted American Tobacco Plantains.
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Castro thought he was pretty slick back then, and Batista, before him, was getting too greedy. Batista charged rent from the US for Guantanamo, and the mob for the gambling and girls
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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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