Cuban Missile Crisis USSR Missiles found in cubA

Image taken from a U-2 plane flying over Cuba
Nikita Krushchev and Fidel Castro
Map of the blockades.
Soviet ships show up at the blockade, but leave before they are fired upon.

President kennedy orders blockade, or "quarantine", around Cuba.

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In return for the USSR removing their missiles from cuba, the US said they would not invade Cuba.
President Kennedy secretly agreed to remove US missiles from Turkey in return for the removal of soviet missiles from Cuba.


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