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.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the Caribbean Crisis or the Missile
Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation between the United ...
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
In a televised speech of extraordinary gravity, President John F. Kennedy
announces that U.S. spy planes have discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962. The Cuban Missile Crisis of October
1962 was a direct and dangerous confrontation between the United States and
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.
Bullseye chart showing the flight range of Soviet-owned missiles based in Cuba
during the Cuban Missile Crisis. At 8:45 AM on October 16, 1962, National ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.