Cuban Missile Crisis Handout


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In September 1962 the United States discovered that the Soviet Union had begun building nuclear missile sites on Cuba. In early October American Spy planes (U2s) produced photographic evidence of the existence of the sites. On hearing of this, President Kennedy called a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council to advise him on what action to take…

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