Kennedy's Actions

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What was it about this that gave the urgency to the crisis?
Time limitations
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Option 1 - Secretary of State Dean what urged immediately what action while General who recommended a what air strike?
Rusk, military, surgical
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Option 2 - who preferred the alternative approach by using a what around Cuba?
Robert Kennedy, blockade
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On what date did JFK announce a what atound Cuba and if any Soviet ships entered there would be?
22nd October 1962, quarantine, action
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US forces were placed on high alert how many bombers and nuclear warheads were on standby?
54, 4
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How many inter______ missiles did the USSR have? What did they put to sea?
150, continental, nuclear polaris submarines
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At what time did Soviet ships stop and turn around after almost entering the quarantine? But the crisis was far from over - the what still needed to be removed?
10:25, missile bases
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Option 1 - the Chief of Staff wanted to do what to the bases?
Destroy them
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Option 2 - accept the terms of a letter from Soviet leader (what date) to remove the missiles and promise not to what Cuba in the future?
26th October, invade
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Option 3 - accept the terms of the second letter (what date) which included America having to do what?
27th October, remove missile bases from Turkey
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On who's advice Kennedy chose which option?
His brother, 2
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On what date did Radio Moscow announce that the crisis was over?
28th October
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