What was the Cuban Missile Crisis?

The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962 (Spanish: Crisis de Octubre), the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibsky krizis, IPA: [kɐˈrʲipskʲɪj ˈkrʲizʲɪs]), or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (16 to 28 October 1962) confrontation between the United States (US) and the Soviet Union initiated by Soviet ballistic missile… Read More

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