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USN 711202 Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962

Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962
Title: Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962
Caption: The Soviet freighter BRATSK bound home from Cuba with missiles on board, during the latter stages of the crisis, 9 November 1962. Two missiles are visible on her after deck. The skin-tight casing is used to protect the missiles from sea exposure. Corrosion is clearly visible. Note Soviet Merchant Marine flag.
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Catalog #: USN 711202
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Fri, Nov 09, 1962
After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: BW photograph
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