The biographies section presents valuable biographical background on leading figures associated with the cuban missile crisis the primary sources section collects a. Cuban missile crisis: not copied from other sources at the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes. Primary sources - free download as word doc (doc / docx), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free. The cuban missile crisis – sourcework exercise introduction in 1959, a revolution in cuba brought fidel castro to power the american government soon decided t.
Cuban missle crisis sources contents: principal file on the cuban missile crisis as maintained by the assistant secretary of defense for administration. Borao, joseph, and joseph rosas truman doctrine and the cold war truman doctrine and the cold war np, nd web 02 nov 2016 historycom staff. In october 1962, the united states and the soviet union faced off at sea when it was discovered that the soviets were constructing nuclear missile bases in c. Introduction the cuban missile crisis was an intense, two week standoff between the united states and the soviet union over the placement of soviet missiles on the island nation of cuba in the summer and fall of 1962. News about cuban missile crisis (1962) commentary and archival information about cuban missile crisis (1962) from the new york times.
For thirteen days in october 1962 the world waited—seemingly on the brink of nuclear war—and hoped for a peaceful resolution to the cuban missile crisis in october 1962, an american u-2 spy plane secretly photographed nuclear missile sites being built by the soviet union on the island of cuba. In the cuban missile crisis gambling with armageddon, is a study of the global cuban missile crisis note on sources. From the web site of the us navy destroyer mullinnix (dd 944) which participated in the naval quarantine of cuba this is a collection of primary source documents concerning the cuban missile crisis of october 1962--a major confrontationover the presence of soviet missiles in cuba the.
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Extracts from this document introduction cuban missile crisis sources questions 1 sources a and b tell us a lot about kennedy's reaction to the u2 spy photos.
The united states the cuban missile crisis essence of decision. The cold war and the cuban missile crisis (uncovering the past: analyzing primary sources) [natalie hyde] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers through a lens of primary sources, this intriguing title looks at the pivotal crisis from the cold war during which the soviet union set up nuclear missiles in cuba. Main article primary sources (a2) andrei gromyko, the soviet union's foreign secretary, book through russian eyes: president kennedy's 1036 days was published in 1973 in the book gromyko wrote about the background to the cuban missile crisis. John f kennedy “cuban missile crisis address to the nation” october 22, 1962 online text at: entry by dj link while the cold war was undoubtedly a time of large tension between the united. Annotated bibliographies resolution of cuban missile crisis it also shows some more diverse views seeing as most of my other primary sources have no narrative.