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 ...
On this day in History, The Cuban Missile Crisis begins on Oct 14, 1962. Learn
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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
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 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
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 ...
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.
Nov 22, 2013 ... The Cuban missile crisis ended peacefully -- the Soviet Union ... Historians have
long debated how the crisis started, escalated and ended.
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 ...
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), ...