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This Russian Refused To Launch Nuclear Missiles During The Cuban Missile Crisis – Saving The World!

This Russian Refused To Launch Nuclear Missiles During The Cuban Missile Crisis – Saving The World!

The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war.      His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.

at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US ships

The Cuban Missile Crisis for Dummies

Let HipHughes accompany you through the basics of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Why did the Soviets put them there, what options did JFK consider, how close to n.

october 1962. cuban missile crisis begins.

Danger off our shores: This newspaper map from the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis shows the distances from Cuba to various cities on the North American continent.

Cuba's Communist leader Fidel Castro with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev during a 1963 official visit to Moscow.

Cuban missile crisis: how the US played Russian roulette with nuclear war

Cuba's Communist leader Fidel Castro with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev during a 1963 official visit to Moscow. The Cubans were dismayed by Russia's capitulation to US demands to withdraw the missiles from Cuba.

The Cuban missile crisis was a 14-day confrontation in October, 1962, between the Soviet Union & Cuba & the U.S. The crisis is regarded as the moment in which the Cold War came closest to turning into a nuclear conflict & is the first documented instance of mutual assured destruction (MAD) being discussed as a determining factor in a major international arms agreement. The confrontation ended on 10/28/1962, when Kennedy & UN Secretary-General U Thant reached an agreement with Khrushchev.:

The Cuban Missile Crisis had a big impact on our city. We lived a little over 100 miles from Cuba. Our school had bomb drills everyday. We had anti-communism rallies on week-ends. Nobody wore red and if you did, the kids made fun of you. The Cuban.

JFK'S "CUBAN MISSLE CRISIS" SPEECH (10/22/62) (COMPLETE AND UNCUT) ...  This high-quality version of President Kennedy's 10/22/62 Cuban Missile Crisis speech is somewhat rare, because it is complete and unedited. Usually only sma...

This high-quality version of President Kennedy's Cuban Missile Crisis speech is somewhat rare, because it is complete and unedited. Usually only sma.

The Cuban Missile Crisis Notebooking Page

The Cuban Missile Crisis Notebooking Page

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1. What triggered the Cuban missile crisis?    Activity about the CUban Missle Crisis

What triggered the Cuban missile crisis? Activity about the CUban Missle Crisis

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