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apr 16, 1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis

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During the Cold War, the Soviet Union began to build missile sites in Cuba. When the US found out, they demanded the sites be removed because the missiles were too close to the US. They were on the brink of nuclear war. Russia agreed to remove missile sites if the US didn't invade Cuba.

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Date:

apr 16, 1962
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~ 56 years ago

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