The Cuban Missle Crisis

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The Cuban Missle Crisis Back in 1962 most people thought there could not be a nuclear war. They were wrong. The U.S.A, Soviet Union, and Cuban countries were so close they could feel it breathing down their necks. The people of the U.S. were so close to being incinerated, and they didn't even know it. The Soviets had such a build up of missiles in Cuba they could have wiped-out most of the …

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…went well and the issues were better understood afterward (Robinson, 15). In conclusion the Cuban Missile Crisis was a huge conflict for the world, the cold war, and the Soviet, Cuban, and United States countries. The United States was so close to a nuclear war, but had the wits and brains to prevent it. If the crisis did go nuclear chances are we wouldn't be here today, or thirty-two years ago after the Cuban Missile Crisis.