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History Facts - Cuban Missile Crisis

  1. In 1959, the leftist leader, Fidel Castro, took over the Caribbean nation of Cuba and formed an alliance with the Soviet Union. Cuba relied on the Soviets for military aid.
  2. In the early 60s, the US and Cuba engaged in a long series of clashes, both political and economic.
  3. The United States and the Soviet Union plunged into one of their biggest conflicts when an American U-2 spy plane pilot caught on camera a Soviet SS-4 medium-range missile being developed.
  4. On October 24, 1962, soviet ships bound for Cuba came very close to a line of U.S vessels that were enforcing a blockade. Had the Soviets breached the blockade, it would likely have sparked off an elaborate conflict - the Soviets stopped short of doing so.
  5. A 35-year old pilot, Major Rudolf Anderson, was the only United States combat casualty during the crisis, though all American soldiers claimed that they felt an impending sense of doom.
  6. Thirteen Days", a film starring Hollywood actor Kevin Costner, was released in 2000. The film captures the unfolding of events during the Cuban missile crisis.

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