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Cuban missile crisis of 1962

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by William J. Medland

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

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  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam J. Medland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE841 .M43 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 167 p. ;
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2405278M
    ISBN 100275928446
    LC Control Number87036025

    This conference, focusing on the so-called Cuban missile crisis of , was the fifth in a series attended by former U.S. government officials, along with their Soviet and Cuban counterparts. Apr 06,  · The Cuban missile crisis was the moment during the Cold War when the two superpowers: the United States and the Soviet Union came close to nuclear war. Secret communications and miscommunications.

    Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report provides comparative perspectives of the Cuban missile crisis of October The purpose is to present briefly the alternative perceptions of the United States and the Soviet Union during the crisis, Price: $ CIA Documents on the Cuban Missile Crisis; Foreign Relations of the United States, –, Volume XI, Cuban Missile Crisis and Aftermath; Department of State: The Cuban Missile Crisis, October ; National Security Archive: The Cuban Missile Crisis; U.S. Navy Ships and Units Which Received the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for.

    Later on, I was surprised to see a chapter of the book that I borrowed from the library -long time ago- that is about the Cuban Missile Crisis. I quickly read it to learn about the interesting details. Here, I’m not going to give a brief explanation of the whole story but try . Jun 01,  · The Cuban Missile Crisis of October was a direct and dangerous confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War and was the moment when the two superpowers came closest to nuclear conflict.


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Thirty-six years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, these declassified documents stand as testament to just how dangerously close the world came to nuclear destruction in /5(8). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Cuban Missile Crisis: How Close We Really Came to Nuclear War (Cold War, October Crisis, Nuclear War, Kennedy, Khrushchev, Soviet Union, Submarine warfare, World History #1).

Books shelved as cuban-missile-crisis: Countdown by Deborah Wiles, Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis by Robert F.

Kennedy, One Minute t. The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of (Spanish: Crisis de Octubre), the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr.

Karibsky krizis, IPA: [kɐˈrʲipskʲɪj ˈkrʲizʲɪs]), or the Missile Scare, was a day (October 16–28, ) confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by the American discovery of Soviet Location: Cuba. Feb 04,  · Cuban missile crisis, major confrontation at the height of the Cold War that brought the United States and the Soviet Union to the brink of a shooting war in October over the presence of Soviet nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba.

The crisis was a defining moment in. Jun 09,  · During the Cuban Missile Crisis, leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union engaged in a tense, day political and military standoff in October over the. the world stood on the brink of nuclear war. The Soviet Union had secretly stationed nuclear weapons on the island of Cuba, and when the government of the United States discovered them, and demanded their withdrawal, the most crisis.

• Cuban Missile Crisis. Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis is Robert F. Kennedy's account of the Cuban Missile Crisis of The book was released ina year after his assassination. Thirteen Days describes the meetings held by the Executive Committee (), the team assembled by US President John F.

Kennedy to handle the tense situation that developed between the United States and the Soviet Author: Robert F.

Kennedy. Let’s begin with RFK, who has been lionized as a clever statesmen, partly due to his own posthumous book on the crisis: “Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis” (Norton Author: Katharine Whittemore.

Cuban Missile Crisis,major cold war confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. In response to the Bay of Pigs Invasion and other American actions against Cuba as well as to President Kennedy's build-up in Italy and Turkey of U.S.

strategic nuclear forces with first-strike capability aimed at the Soviet Union, the USSR increased its support of Fidel Castro's Cuban regime. Sep 14,  · Most books on the Cuban Missile Crisis tell the story through the perspective of memoirs of those who advised President Kennedy, as he struggled to avoid World War III.

This book explains the critical events, along with the experiences of those who execute presidential commands in. Oct 16,  · Washington D.C., October 16, – The U.S. military drew up plans to occupy Cuba and establish a temporary government headed by a U.S.

“commander and military governor” during the missile crisis, according to the recently declassified “Military Government Proclamation No.

1” posted today by the National Security Archive at The George Washington University. Oct 01,  · Thirty-six years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, these declassified documents stand as testament to just how dangerously close the world came to nuclear destruction inand challenge the official history of the event as a model of crisis management/5(9).

For thirteen days in October the world waited—seemingly on the brink of nuclear war—and hoped for a peaceful resolution to the Cuban Missile Crisis. In Octoberan American U-2 spy plane secretly photographed nuclear missile sites being built by the Soviet Union on the island of Cuba.

Jan 11,  · Washington, D.C., January 11, - A new book by long-time colleagues of the National Security Archive, James G. Blight and janet M.

Lang, offers a fresh exploration of the Cuban missile crisis and plumbs its lessons on the continuing dangers of nuclear war. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a time of heightened confrontation between the Soviet Union, the United States, and Cuba during the Cold rangelyautomuseum.com Russia, it is known as the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, Karibskiy krizis).Cuba calls it the October rangelyautomuseum.com was a proxy conflict around Cuba.

It began when the Soviet Union (USSR) began building missile sites in Cuba in Location: Cuba. Oct 10,  · Purchase The Soviet Cuban Missile Crisis: Castro, Mikoyan, Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Missiles of November at Amazon.

RELATED LINKS. Cuba Almost Became a Nuclear Power in By Svetlana Savranskaya, Foreign Policy, October 10, RELATED POSTINGS. The 40th Anniversary Cuban Missile Crisis Conference in Havana. Book TV Weekends on C-SPAN2; The What-If History of the Cuban Missile Crisis, A newsreel from October on the Cuban Missile Crisis was shown.

On October 22,President John F. While experts on the missile crisis, as well as the participants themselves, have been long aware of the cat-and-mouse game between rangelyautomuseum.com forces and Soviet submarines during October and Novemberonly in recent months has the hidden history of Soviet submarine operations during the crisis become more widely known.

This book tells the story of the Cuban missile crisis inthe struggle that President Kennedy and his advisers (including the author, who was head of intelligence at the State Department) went through to try to understand why the Soviet Union had put nuclear missiles in Cuba, the alternative policies they debated to deal with the presence of the missiles, the aftermath of the crisis, and.

Jul 30,  · In October ofour world came closer to nuclear war that it has ever been. For 13 days, the world waited tensely through what would become known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, waiting to see if the world's powers could be calmed if the planet would fall under a rain of nuclear devastation.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 other moment in history. In October President John F.

Kennedy was informed of a U-2 spy-plane’s discovery of Soviet nuclear-tipped missiles in Cuba. The President [ ].A summary of the Cuban Missile Crisis would be that there was a day worrisome military and political standoff in October of due to the nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba, which ended when the United States allowed the Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev, to remove the Cuban missiles as long as the U.S.

did not invade Cuba.