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Cuban Missile Crisis - Wikipedia

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The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the Caribbean Crisis or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation between the United ...

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 - Cold War - HISTORY.com

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During the Cuban Missile Crisis, leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union engaged in a tense, 13-day political and military standoff in October 1962 over the ...

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.

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 | 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 ...

Cuban Missile Crisis - BBC

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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 ...

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.

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.

Cuban missile crisis | Britannica.com

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Apr 29, 2016 ... Cuban missile crisis, (October 1962), major confrontation that brought ... An overview of the atomic bomb, the threat of nuclear warfare, and the ...