The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day stalemate between the United States and the Soviet Union due to the building of nuclear arms in Cuba by the Soviet Union. The crisis occurred ...
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 October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de
octubre), the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кри...
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He thus opts for a blockade and schedules his address to the nation for October 22 at 7:00 pm.
October 21, 1962--11:30 am: Although he is committed to the blockade, President Kennedy directs the Tactical Air Command to be ready to carry out an airstrike against Cuban
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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.
Oct 31, 2013 ... The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a direct and dangerous
confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union during the ...
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. ... was informed
of a U-2 spy-plane's discovery of Soviet nuclear-tipped missiles in Cuba.
The Hidden History of the Cuban Missile Crisis. ... Formerly secret documents
from U.S., Cuban, Soviet and East Bloc archives.