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uban missile crisis

Discussion in 'On this day' started by John A Silkstone, Oct 22, 2009.


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    1962 - During the Cuban Missile Crisis, President John F. Kennedy announced an air and naval blockade of Cuba, following the discovery of Soviet Union missile bases on the island. Over the next six days, the crisis escalated to the brink of nuclear war.
     

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