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One hell of a gamble : Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964

Author: A A Fursenko; Timothy J Naftali
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A look at newly opened Russian archives reveals just how close we got to nuclear Armageddon during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A A Fursenko; Timothy J Naftali
ISBN: 0393040704 9780393040708 0393317900 9780393317909
OCLC Number: 36225332
Description: xi, 420 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: "Where does Castro stand regarding Russia?" --
Our man in Havana --
La Coubre --
"Cuba si, Yankee no!" --
Bay of Pigs --
The education of a president --
Condor and Mongoose --
Trouble in the tropics --
The nuclear decision --
Anadyr --
"Now we can swat your ass" --
Ex comm --
Missile crisis --
Climax of the Cold War --
Mikoyan's mission --
To the American University speech --
Dallas and Moscow.
Responsibility: Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali.
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A look at newly opened Russian archives reveals just how close we got to nuclear Armageddon during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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