Cuban missile crisis

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  • Cuban missile crisis 1962
    • Arms race- USA develop first bomb
    • Detterence and MAD
      • 1961 both superpowers had missiles pointed at each other
      • MAD
        • Neither side would strike if they knew attack would destroy itself.
    • Castro comes into power in 1959
    • January 1962, USA breaks off relations with Cuba
    • Bay of pigs
      • Exiles sent in to kill Castro were then killed
    • May 1962, USSR announces they are supplying Cuba with arms


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