Cuban Missile Creesis

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Cuban Missile Creesis
Pairt o the Cauld War
Soviet-R-12-nuclear-ballistic missile.jpg
Soviet R-12 intermediate-range nuclear ballistic missile (NATO designation SS-4) in Moscow
DateOctober 16–28, 1962
(naval blockade o the island o Cuba endit November 20, 1962)
LocationCuba
Result
  • Widrawal o the Soviet Union's nuclear missiles frae Cuba
  • Widrawal o American nuclear missiles frae Turkey an Italy
  • Agreement wi the Soviet Union that the Unitit States would niver invade Cuba withoot direct provocation
  • Creaution o a nuclear hetline atween the Unitit States an the Soviet Union
Belligerents
 Soviet Union
 Cuba
Supportit bi:
Warsaw Pact
 Unitit States
 Italy
 Turkey
Supportit bi:
 NATO
Commanders an leaders
Casualties an losses
None 1 U-2 spy aircraft shot doun
1 aircraft damaged
1 killed

The Cuban Missile Creesis, an aa kent as the Caribbean Creesis (Roushie: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskij krizis), or the Missile Scare, wis a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation atween the Unitit States an the Soviet Union concernin American ballistic missile deployment in Italy an Turkey wi consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. The confrontation is eften conseedert the closest the Cauld War came to escalatin intae a full-scale nuclear war.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Len Scott; R. Gerald Hughes (2015). The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Critical Reappraisal. Taylor & Francis. p. 17.