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The abyss : nuclear crisis Cuba 1962

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Summary
"In The Abyss, Max Hastings turns his focus to one of the most terrifying events of the mid-twentieth century--the thirteen days in October 1962 when the world stood on the brink of nuclear war. Hastings looks at the conflict with fresh eyes, focu... Read more
Contents
Prologue: Operation Zapata 17-19 April 1961 -- Cuba libre -- Mother Russia -- Yanquis, Amerikantsy -- The red gambit: Operation Anadyr -- The shock -- Drumbeat -- "They think we're slightly demented on this subject" -- The President speaks -- Bloc... Read more
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xxxvii, 538 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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Peninsula Community Library 972.9106 HAS in Adult Available

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