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 of October 1962 was a direct and dangerous
confrontation between the ... Aerial view of missile launch site at San Cristobal,
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
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 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 ...
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
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 ...
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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.
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