Protect and Survive: preserving Cold War heritage

In October 1962 the world stood on the brink of nuclear war. On the 14th October, United States spy planes flying over Cuba spotted sites being prepared for Soviet nuclear-armed missiles which could threaten large areas of the USA. To prevent further Soviet reinforcements, the president, John F Kennedy, ordered a naval quarantine of Cuba. How would the Soviets react? Would the United States attack Cuba?  Later, as newspapers reported the developing crisis, people on both sides of the AtlanticRead more