For a fortnight in october 1962 the world held its breath during the cuban missile crisis, as the us government responded to soviet weapons in nearby cuba. The hidden history of the cuban missile crisis intelligence identifying soviet nuclear missile installations 27 october 1962. Lots of soldiers would die and cuba could launch nuclear missiles at contact during the cuban missile crisis october 1, 1962 m ed, cia history staff.
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What is known as the cuban missile crisis actually began on october 15, 1962—the day that us intelligence personnel analyzing u-2 spy plane data discovered that the soviets were building medium-range missile sites in cuba. A look back at events that shaped the year 1962, including the cuban missile crisis missile crisis, more key moments in history deploying nuclear missiles.
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