Wars and Conflicts, Cuban Missile Crisis; Photography, Reconnaissance, Aerial, Cuba, La Coloma, SA-2 Missile (V-75 Dvina, Guideline) Site. digital image

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Collection Item Summary:

Straight vertical color aerial reconnaissance photograph showing a Soviet SA-2 Missile (V-75 Dvina, Guideline) surface to air missile (SAM) site in La Coloma, Cuba, November 10, 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Taken by a Lockheed U-2, this is one of the first color aerial reconnaissance photographs.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aerial reconnaissance
  • Cold War, 1945-1989

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

United States Air Force

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Digital images

Local number

NASM-NASM-9A09002