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comparative study of a selection of the British press during the 1962 Cuban crisis.

S. G. Smith

comparative study of a selection of the British press during the 1962 Cuban crisis.

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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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Meanwhile, the Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro was looking for a way to defend his island nation from any attack. Previously his rules of engagement had prevented the defences opening up on individual aircraft, only pairs or more were legitimate targets. As Smith remembers it, Ambassador Dowling gave the Chancellor the personal letter from President Kennedy, and with the reason for the meeting clear, introduced Mr. We do not copy or reproduce any photographs -- every item is a unique vintage piece that was housed in a news archive.

Messages stating this intended course of action were transmitted to Moscow to prevent this being taken as the beginning of conflict. Macmillan obviously had no idea of the extent or precise nature of Soviet offensive capabilities in Cuba. After some discussion and a realisation that Cuba needed watching closely, ownership was transferred to the USAF and U2 overflights of Cuba resumed on October 14th. The principle strategy of this pact was to prevent an invasion of the USSR. This was to provide a security buffer for the USSR which had suffered enormous loss of life during the German invasion and subsequent occupation of parts of the country.

This plan would double Soviet arsenal and would surprise the Americans completely. Acheson the substitute for Mr. He made an abbreviated note to remind himself of the two points which read "1. However, Mr. He also ruminated about whether it would not have been better to have confronted Khrushchev privately with our evidence and given him a private ultimatum. Q: Do you combine shipping and invoices?


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This time the Soviet Premier asked for more in return for the removal of arms from Cuba. Gaitskell said that he had been with the Prime Minister just prior to our discussion and that the Prime Minister expressed annoyance about the lack of advance knowledge of US actions.

Once within the first courtyard we followed a tortuous course from court to inner court to inner court and were finally brought up to an unprepossessing doorway under guard.

Instead of the normal easily-recognisable nuclear convoys used to transport the weapons, an eyewitness recalls that the weapons were instead loaded into the back of normal 3-ton trucks and were sent on their way accompanied only by a single RAF Policeman and his trusty guard dog.

Kennedy assumed that the only realistic outcome of this would be nuclear war. Rather, the technical intelligence colloquy was to take place on a service-to-service basis soon after the principals had met.

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This meant that an inexperienced Flight-Sergeant might find himself under the command of a highly-skilled and experienced Corporal. Quarantines exist, for example, on agricultural goods and products. The United States and Russia were already engaged in the Cold War, and both countries were now in a race to build up their armed forces.

The Declassified History. I pointed out to Gaitskell in fairly strong terms that there were two aspects to the question of advanced knowledge: one was the developing situation in Cuba and the other was US intentions with respect to Cuba.

Even if events stopped a long way short of the cataclysm, there was still room for a thundering crisis, the outcome of which would depend in significant measure upon the way in which our allies would respond--whether they would support us or back away. From descriptions of capabilities and requirements of the different types of Soviet missiles supplied in high-grade intelligence the types of missile involved were able to be determined accurately.

Unfortunately he did not impress the western leaders, and his failure to make inroads with them fuelled his distrust of them and began to influence his approach to international affairs. Day 8, Cuban Missile Crisis Mr.

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