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By Art Giberson

For 13 days in October 1962 the realm stood close to nuclear struggle whereas the USA and Soviet governments hunted for a calm solution to what turned often called the "Cuban Missile Crisis."
On October 14, 1962 reconnaissance images taken through an American U-2 undercover agent aircraft published Soviet missile bases less than development in Cuba. to avoid the bases from changing into operational President John F. Kennedy ordered a naval blockade of the island nation.
American destroyers and frigates have been ordered to intercept and investigate cross-check all service provider vessels certain for Cuba. Any vessel refusing to be boarded or, opposite path, have been to be destroyed, if that is so ordered via the President. as well as naval ships, military aerial photographic and patrol plane supplied a pivotal position through tracking sea site visitors and confirming missile withdrawal from the air.

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