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The fires of October : the planned US invasion of Cuba during the missile crisis of 1962

Author: Blaine Lee Pardoe
Publisher: [Stroud, England] : Fonthill, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A unique military study that chronicles the event that was the closest the world ever came to nuclear war. Specifically, it covers the conflict that did not happen-the invasion of Cuba and other planned military actions where the world came perilously close to a nuclear Armageddon. Using recently declassified materials for the first time, the invasion of Cuba is laid out complete with all of the pitfalls and
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blaine Lee Pardoe
ISBN: 9781781551967 1781551960
OCLC Number: 862653813
Description: 256 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Blaine L. Pardoe.

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