Accession Number : ADA299884

Title :   The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962: Comparative Perspectives of the United States and the Soviet Union.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Miro, Ramon

PDF Url : ADA299884

Report Date : 02 APR 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : This study provides comparative perspectives of the October 1962 Cuban missile crisis. The purpose is to present briefly the alternative perceptions of the United States and the Soviet Union during the crisis, comparing these perceptions with each other and with current appraisals of the actual course of events. The major events of the crisis are summarized in chronological order, with the perspectives of the United States and the Soviet Union summarized separately. A current appraisal of the actual course of events, based on the most recent available declassified primary and secondary literature, is also provided.

Descriptors :   *CRISIS MANAGEMENT, *ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, GUIDED MISSILES, USSR, UNITED STATES, SECONDARY, DOCUMENTS, CUBA.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Antimissile Defense Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE