Fidel Castro: Cuba's revolutionary leader who openly declared himself communist and welcomed aid from Soviet Union Cuban Missile Crisis: Cuba's missiles were capable of hitting US mainland and Soviet Union ships were bringing more
I can't stand Fidel Castro. He's crazy.
Yea well my country is still going to send nuclear weapons to him
The Cuban Missile crisis main impact was that it was the closest the US and Soviet Union came to an actual nuclear conflict during the Cold War.
John F. Kennedy: 35th president of the United States
Flexible Response: Kennedy administration's defense policy that did not rely on the threat of using weapons over every conflict Hot Line: dedicated phone line between US and Soviet Union
I won't use these weapons. Maybe we should just create a hot line.
Bay of Pigs: 1,500 Cuban exiles, with support from the US military, landed on Cuba's southern coast. The mission was a disaster and many exiles were killed or captured.
I can't believe they are going to make us invade Cuba