On the Brink of Doom

Arana-Barradas, Louis A.
October 2001
Airman;Oct2001, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p20
Describes the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union in Cuba. Information on the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962; Impact of the Cuban crisis on the world; How further destruction from the war was prevented. INSET: Preserving paradise.


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