2 edition of The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 found in the catalog.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
|Contributions||Chang, Laurence., National Security Archive (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||E841, Microfiche 93/12 (E)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||586|
|LC Control Number||93630212|
In graphic novel format, introduces the Cuban Missile Crisis of Separated by only about miles ( km) of water, the United States felt threatened by Soviet backed Cuba in the s. It was like having the Soviet Union in their back : Chapter 4 examines Nikita Khrushchev’s decision-making in the Cuban missile crisis. It posits that the logic of affect offers a more comprehensive explanation of the Soviet prime minister’s choice behavior. Specifically, the model shows that his defiance of John F. Kennedy’s demand to remove the missiles from Cuba during the first two days of the crisis was shaped by his sense of Author: Robin Markwica.
The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Threshold of Nuclear War (Critical Moments in American History series) by Alice George. For thirteen days in October of , a truly perilous flirtation with nuclear war developed between the United States and USSR, as the superpowers argued over the installation of Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba. Cuban Missile Crisis 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 October , an American U-2 spy plane secretly photographed nuclear missile sites being built by the Soviet Union on the island of Cuba.
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The standard history of the Cuban Missile Crisis, based on selective memoires by U.S. participants, is that Russia rather inexplicably placed ballistic missiles in Cuba in The resulting crisis was resolved when the United States faced down the Soviets in /5(8).
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).
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 The Cuban Missile Crisis as well as to President Kennedy 's The Cuban Missile Crisis 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. In late October and early November ofevents surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis dominated the headlines of The New York Times.
What follows are the major stories that accompanied those. The Cuban Missile Crisis, A National Security Archive Documents Reader Edited by Laurence Chang and Peter Kornbluh.
His previous books include the bestselling One Minute to Midnight on the Cuban missile crisis, which was part of an acclaimed Cold War trilogy. He lives outside Washington, D.C. He lives outside Washington, by: 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 installation of nuclear-armed Soviet missiles on Cuba, just 90 miles from U.S. shores. In a TV address on OctoPresident John Kennedy (). 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 brink: Cuban missile crisis, - David Detzer - Google Books Diaries, letters, and telephone logs of Washington officials, as well as much recently declassified material are incorporated.
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.
Missile Crisis and Coexistence: (New York: Praeger Publishers, ), 15 The Kennedy entrapment thesis is advanced in Leslie Dewart, "Goals in Conflict, Cuba, ," Canadian Journal of Political Science 14 () 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.
Based on secret transcripts of top-level diplomacy undertaken by the number-two Soviet leader, Anastas Mikoyan, to settle the Cuban Missile Crisis in. Cuban missile crisis, (October ), major confrontation that brought the United States and the Soviet Union close to war over the presence of Soviet nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of Presenting the Photographic Evidence Abroad Originally classified Secret and published by Studies in Intelligence in Springthis account describes the experiences of Sherman Kent and other senior CIA officers in briefing the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and Canada on the reasons behind US actions in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The records in this documents reader are drawn from the Archive's indexed microfiche collection, The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Making of U. Policy, and from hundreds of other documents subsequently obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.
The Cuban Missile Crisis at 55 | Briefing Book The United States planned for the military occupation of Cuba in with a temporary American military governor in charge, according to newly declassified documents. Washington, DC, Octo – In NovemberCuba was preparing to become the first nuclear power in Latin America—at the time when the Kennedy administration thought that the Cuban Missile Crisis was long resolved and the Soviet missiles were r, the Soviet and the Cuban leadership knew that the most dangerous weapons of the crisis—tactical Lunas and.
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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.
Washington D.C., Octo – 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.The Cuban missile crisis involved a single discrete set of circumstances.
It stemmed from Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev's secret dispatch of nuclear missiles to Fidel Castro's revolutionary Cuba and US president John F.
Kennedy's determination to reverse that deployment.The tip of a Soviet R (SS-4) medium-range missile, now a museum piece, points into the Havana sky The Cuban Missile Crisis, A National Security Archive Documents Reader.