Crisis Develops, October 1962

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Tensions increased when American spy planes brought back photos of what?
Missile bases under construction in Cuba
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These bases were intended for whom? They included medium-range ballistic missiles which had a nuclear warhead that was capable of what?
Destroying large cities
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Soviet what were spotted carrying what supplies?
Ships, military
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After Bay of Pigs, Kennedy organised what operation?
Operation Mongoose
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Over how many Cuban exiles supported by 400 Americans were sent in secret Cuba?
10,000
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Their mission involved blowing up what two things and poisioning what?
Railways, shops, sugar crops
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It was at this point that Castro appealed to who for help?
Khrushchev
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What did the USSR send that Khrushchev thought necessary?
Missiles
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In what month of 1962 did Kennedy release a document stating his intentions to possibly initiate what?
March, nuclear strike
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Khrushchev saw Soviet missiles as a counter-measure to America's what?
Having missiles in Turkey
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