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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 ... a secret meeting between Khrushchev and Fidel Castro in July and construction on a number of missile ...

The Cuban Missile Crisis begins - Oct 14, 1962 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, The Cuban Missile Crisis begins on Oct 14, 1962. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Frequently Asked Questions | Cuban Missile Crisis

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Were the missiles in Cuba capable of nuking American cities? ... Castro first began his revolutionary struggle in 1953; after an initial defeat, he regrouped and  ...

Cuban Missile Crisis - United States American History

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The role of Cuban Missile Crisis in the history of the United States of America. ... Construction of missile sites began in mid-July 1962. By August, increased ...

The Cold War for Kids: Cuban Missile Crisis - Ducksters

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The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred in 1962 when the Soviet Union began to install nuclear missiles in Cuba. The United States refused to allow this and, after  ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Crisis summary

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Crisis summary. President Kennedy did not dare to invade Cuba, because that action could have started a world war - yet he could not let the missile sites be ...

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 almost ended the world. Was it Kennedy's ...

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Nov 22, 2013 ... The Cuban missile crisis ended peacefully -- the Soviet Union ... Historians have long debated how the crisis started, escalated and ended.

The Cuban Missile Crisis at 50 | Foreign Affairs

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Fifty years ago, the Cuban missile crisis brought the world to the brink of ... Every president since John F. Kennedy has tried to learn from what happened back ...

Cuban missile crisis: Nikita Khrushchev's Cuban gamble misfired ...

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Oct 22, 2012 ... As the Cuban missile crisis unfolded in October 1962, President John F .... Thor nuclear missiles to Britain (which really started the ball rolling), ...

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

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The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a direct and dangerous confrontation ... Construction of several missile sites began in the late summer, but U.S. ...

The Cuban Missile Crisis | History Today

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Business interests, alarmed that if Castro was left unpunished he might start a fashion for nationalising US investments in Latin America, and vocal Cuban exile  ...

October 16, 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis - John F. Kennedy ...

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The thirteen days marking the most dangerous period of the Cuban missile crisis begin. President Kennedy and principal foreign policy and national defense ...