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The Cuban Missile Crisis and the threat of nuclear war

L. V. Scott

The Cuban Missile Crisis and the threat of nuclear war

lessons from history

by L. V. Scott

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.,
  • Nuclear warfare.,
  • National security -- United States -- Decision making.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963 -- Decision making.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-213) and index.

    StatementLen Scott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE841 .S35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18744666M
    ISBN 101847060269
    ISBN 109781847060266
    LC Control Number2008297677

      The Underwater Cuban Missile Crisis: Soviet Submarines and the Risk of Nuclear War. Cuban Missile Crisis Day by Day: From the Pentagon's "Sensitive Records" The Pentagon during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Cuban Missile Crisis Revelations: Kennedy’s Secret Approach to Castro. The Soviet Cuban Missile Crisis: Castro, Mikoyan, Kennedy, Khrushchev. COVID Not the Only Threat From China decades of tensions culminating in a near nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis in book, "China: The Gathering Threat," former.

    So it goes with “The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis” (Norton, ). Author David G. Coleman, a University of Virginia professor specializing in nuclear.   The Cuban missile crisis ended peacefully -- the Soviet Union withdrew the warheads in exchange for Kennedy pulling its own missiles from Turkey -- but came awfully close to sparking World War .

      The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Threat of Nuclear War The Cuban Missile Crisis is the term used in the west to describe the events of October , described by Robert Kennedy as the world brought to the abyss of nuclear destruction and the end of : Rob Behary. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a time of heightened confrontation between the Soviet Union, the United States, and Cuba during the Cold Russia, it is known as the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, Karibskiy krizis).Cuba calls it the October was a proxy conflict around Cuba.. It began when the Soviet Union (USSR) began building missile sites in Cuba in Location: Cuba.


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The Cuban Missile Crisis was the height of the Missile Crisis. Why was this. There was the greatest threat of nuclear war. What happened on the 16th Oct. JFK found out about Khrushchev's missiles-in-Cuba plan.

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nuclear weapons. Fifty years ago this month, the day Cuban Missile Crisis confronted us with the very real possibility of a nuclear war. People wanted to forget the missile crisis. But we should always remember Author: Raymond Heard. 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 the presidency of John F. During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union were largely prevented from engaging in direct combat with each other due to the fear of mutually assured destruction (MAD).

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The Cuban Missile Crisis: A History From Beginning to End Kindle Edition The question was how to deal with the issue without causing a nuclear war. The Cuban Missile crisis exemplified the cold War between and between the US and Russia.

assuring President Kennedy there was no real nuclear threat. All in all, this crisis should /5(41). The Pentagon, opposed to any film that might undermine public enthusiasm for nuclear weapons, refused to cooperate.

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At the time of the missile crisis, the Soviets had 36 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), long-range bombers with nuclear warheads, and 72 submarine-launched ballistic-missile. 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 ballistic missile deployment in on: Cuba.

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