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The Military

Journal chill's Journal: The Cuban Missile Crisis -- Director's Cut 1

The BBC News site has a fascinating short article on an aspect of the Cuban Missle Crisis of 1965 that I was totally unaware of.

It seems that in addition to the long-range missiles the Soviets were trying to ship in, there were already 100 tactical nuclear weapons there that the U.S. intelligence agencies missed.

Castro wanted to keep them and it took some effort for the Soviets to convince him to return them and do it without the Americans finding out.

Good stuff.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19930260

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The Cuban Missile Crisis -- Director's Cut

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