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History, U2 Incident
Updated: 4/23/2020
History, U2 Incident
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  • In 1959, A communist by the name of Fidel Castro siezed Cuba, this meant that communism was even closer to America, this gave the Soviet Union an advantage, because this meant that the Soviet Union could place missiles in Cuba, to be a bigger threat to America.
  • Khrushchev and Eisenhower organised that they were going to meet each other in Paris to try and sort things out.
  • But 13 days before they were meant to meet, an American Spy Plane was shot down and the Pilot, Francis Gary was captured Alive, after surviving the crash, Khrushchev was ANGRY. He was not going to let America off with this one...
  • K = WHY WAS ONE OF YOUR PLANES FLYIING OVER RUSSIA!E = It's a whether plane...K = We have the Pilot... ALIVEE = Ok, It was a spy plane
  • Khrushchev contacted Eisenhower, and this is how it went..
  • After this, Khushchev just simply didn't come...
  • In the 1961 Election, JFK was elected President, and the first thing he did was promise that...
  • I will put up a fight against Communism and I will not be defeated!
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