Flashcards in The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Discovery Deck (8)
The USSR saw Cuba as a fix to..?
a key strategic problem.
The USA had missiles close to the USSR but..?
The USSR had none near the USA.
Cuba saw Soviet missiles as a great way to..?
prevent the USA invading Cuba again.
In September 1962 Soviet ships..?
carried missiles to Cuba.
In October 1962 US spy planes..?
photographed the Cuban missile sites and the secret was out.
The US public learnt that they were now in range of Soviet nuclear missiles. As a result..?
there was panic.
When did Soviet ships carry missiles to Cuba?