Corpus ID: 158142165

Joint Operational Problems in the Cuban Missile Crisis

@inproceedings{House1991JointOP,
  title={Joint Operational Problems in the Cuban Missile Crisis},
  author={J. House},
  year={1991}
}
H istorians and political scientists continue to study the Cuban missile crisis of 1962 as a pivotal example of crisis diplomacy and national decisionmaking. The conventional version of that crisis may be summarized as follows: although there were unconfirmed reports of Soviet offensive weapons in Cuba, the Kennedy Administration was surprised and shocked when a U-2 reconnaissance flight photographed medium-range ballistic missile sites in Cuba on 14 October 1962. After a week of secret… Expand

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