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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, 1998, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Norton pbk 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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Named Person: Fidel Castro; John F Kennedy; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A A Fursenko; Timothy J Naftali
ISBN: 0393317900 9780393317909
OCLC Number: 39920213
Description: xi, 420 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: The embrace --
The clash --
The aftermath.
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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