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​The Cuban Missile Crisis: Thirteen Most Dangerous Days of the Cold War

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a thirteen-day period during the Cold War where mankind came closestto total nuclear annihilation. During the crisis, the US raised the level of alert to DefCon2. This wasjust one stage away from signaling nuclear war. Nuclear disaster was only averted thanks to acombination of good luck and cautious statesmanship. This […]