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Cuban Missile Crisis - Wikipedia

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The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), the Caribbean Crisis or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October ...

Cuban Missile Crisis - Cold War - HISTORY.com

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During the Cuban Missile Crisis, leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union engaged in a tense, 13-day political and military standoff in October 1962 over the ...

Cuban Missile Crisis - Oct 22, 1962 - HISTORY.com

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What is known as the Cuban Missile Crisis actually began on October 15, 1962— the day that U.S. intelligence personnel analyzing U-2 spy plane data ...

Cuban Missile Crisis - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library ...

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For thirteen days in October 1962 the world waited—seemingly on the brink of nuclear war—and hoped for a peaceful resolution to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962 - Office of the Historian

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The Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962. The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a direct and dangerous confrontation between the United States and the ...

About the Crisis | Cuban Missile Crisis

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The Cuban Missile Crisis was a pivotal moment in the Cold War. Fifty years ago the United States and the Soviet Union stood closer to Armageddon than at any ...

The Real Cuban Missile Crisis - The Atlantic

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Every sentence in the above paragraph describing the Cuban missile crisis is misleading or erroneous. But this was the rendition of events that the Kennedy ...

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: A Political Perspective After 40 Years

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Includes photographs of the missile installations, chronology, declassified documents, audio files of White House briefings, and the analysis of contemporary ...

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: Anatomy of a Controversey

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If the Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous passage of the Cold War, the most dangerous moment of the Cuban Missile Crisis was the evening of ...

The Cuban Missile Crisis | History Today

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President Kennedy and Secretary of Defense McNamara in an EXCOMM meeting.For 14 days in October 1962 the world stood on the brink of nuclear war.

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The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation among the Soviet Union, Cuba and the United States in October 1962, during the Cold War.
In August 1962, the Cuban and Soviet governments secretly began to build bases in Cuba for a number of medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles (MRBMs and IRBMs) with the ability to strike most of the continental United States.