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Cuban Missile Crisis


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


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 ...


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, 1962: A Political Perspective After 40 Years


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

Cold War: Cuban missile crisis - Library of Congress


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 ...

Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) - The New York Times


News about Cuban Missile Crisis (1962). Commentary and archival information about Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) from The New York Times.

The Real Cuban Missile Crisis - The Atlantic


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 | History Today


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.

Forty Years Ago: The Cuban Missile Crisis - Prologue: Selected ...


Kennedy Library Observes Fortieth Anniversary of Missile Crisis. Forty Years Ago The Cuban Missile Crisis. JFK reading Cuban missile crisis television address ...

Cuban Missile Crisis - Teaching American History


1. Do nothing; ignore the missiles in Cuba. 2. Open direct negotiations with Khrushchev. asking that the missiles be withdrawn. 3. Order a blockade of Cuba until ...

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


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


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 Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: Anatomy of a Controversey


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 ...