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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 ...

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 between the ... Aerial view of missile launch site at San Cristobal, Cuba.

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.

Cuban Missile Crisis | Cold War: A Brief History | History of the ...

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On October 14, 1962, a U-2 spy plane flying over Cuba discovered nuclear missile sites under construction. These missiles would have been capable of quickly ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Crisis summary

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A secondary school revision resource for GCSE History about modern world history, international relations, the Cuban Missile Crisis and events of the crisis.

Cuban Missile Crisis - Infoplease

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Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962, major cold war confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. In response to the Bay of Pigs Invasion and.

What is a summary of the Cuban Missile Crisis? | Reference.com

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A summary of the Cuban Missile Crisis would be that there was a 13-day worrisome military and political standoff in October of 1962 due to the nuclear- armed ...

Cuban Missile Crisis | The Cold War | Khan Academy

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Sal gives an overview of the Cuban Missile Crisis. ... Korean War overview · Bay of Pigs Invasion · Cuban Missile Crisis · Vietnam War · Allende and Pinochet in ...

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 ...

The Cuban Missile Crisis Overview In this lesson, students will gain ...

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Overview of the Cuban Missile Crisis, attached. • Recording of Kennedy's Speech to the US during the Cuban Missile Crisis, available for download or streaming ...

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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 ...

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 ...

The Cold War for Kids: Cuban Missile Crisis - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the history of Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War. The Soviet Union put nuclear missiles on the island of Cuba. ... ten question quiz about this page. To learn more about the Cold War: Back to the Cold War summary page.