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The Cuban missile crisis by Griffiths, John

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Published by Rourke Enterprises in Vero Beach, FL .
Written in English


  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Juvenile literature

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Text and pictures present an account of the 1962 confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union resulting from a confirmation of the existence of Russian offensive missiles in Cuba, considered to be a threat of nuclear war.

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Includes index.

StatementJohn Griffiths.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesFlashpoints, Flashpoints (Vero Beach, Fla.)
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p. :
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23258600M
ISBN 100865920281

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