Cuban Missile Crisis Reconnaissance Photo, 1962

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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. Credit: National Air and Space Museum Archives, Image Image NASM-9A09002. 

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1962

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