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The Cuban Missile Crisis : the Cold War goes hot

Author: Jim Whiting
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane, ©2006.
Series: Monumental milestones.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Soviets secretly installed missiles with nuclear warheads in Cuba. When President Kennedy learned about these weapons, he confronted Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev. The world teetered on the brink of nuclear war. This is the story of this event.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Whiting
ISBN: 1584154047 9781584154044
OCLC Number: 59280164
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: The roots of a conflict --
A deception is unmasked --
Ex comm --
To the brink --
The crisis ends.
Series Title: Monumental milestones.
Responsibility: Jim Whiting.
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Soviets secretly installed missiles with nuclear warheads in Cuba. When President Kennedy learned about these weapons, he confronted Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev. The world teetered on the brink of nuclear war. This is the story of this event.

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