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Cuban Missile Crisis

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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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Find out more about the history of Cuban Missile Crisis, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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 - Milestones in the History ...

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The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a direct and dangerous confrontation between the ... Aerial view of missile launch site at San Cristobal, Cuba.

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 ...

Cuban Missile Crisis | Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center has ...

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The Belfer Center and Foreign Policy Magazine are delighted to announce the winning entries of the Lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis contest. Get a list of the ...

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.

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 ...

Cold War: Cuban missile crisis - Library of Congress

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According to Nikita Khrushchev's memoirs, in May 1962 he conceived the idea of placing intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Cuba as a means of countering ...

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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.