U-2 Photo of Missile Launch Sites in Cuba

U-2 Photo of Missile Launch Sites in Cuba
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This U-2 photograph taken Oct 14, 1962 shows a truck convoy approaching a deployment of Soviet MRBMs near Los Palacios at San Cristobal. Analyzed the next day, this photograph was the first identified as evidence of Soviet medium-range ballistic missiles (MRBM) in Cuba.

ID #:

WEB12623-2012

Source:

Dino A. Brugioni collection, National Security Archive, GWU

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National Security Archive, GWU

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