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11 Fascinating Doodles JFK Drew During The Cuban Missile Crisis

“CIA” “CIA” | 11 Fascinating Doodles JFK Drew During The Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one side and the United States on the other in October 1962, during the Cold War.

The weight of the world on the President's shoulders: President Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis in October of 1962. This event is considered the most intense episode during the Cold War.

Titan II with atomic warhead in it's silo. Mutual destruction garanteed if ever fired. America's missiles are now pointed at sea: while Russian counterparts still targeted cold war objects as cities, harbours and military targets. One Russian launched missile automatically sends a signal that launches all their other rockets. Americans call that 'The Doomsday Machine'.........

October 22, 1962 President John F. Kennedy tells the world that, owing to Soviet missiles in Cuba, the world is on the brink of nuclear war.

bathroom in Soviet bunker for launching nuclear missiles : Bunkerhygiene: Die sanitären Anlagen des Atomraketenstützpunkts zeichnen sich vor allem durch Übersichtlichkeit aus. Im Krieg hätten die dort stationierten Offiziere 40 Tage im Kommandobunker überleben können.

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36 Amazing Photos From History That Most People Have Never Seen Before

Amazing Photos From History That Most People Have Never Seen Before

Ernest Hemingway at age 19, photo taken in Milan, Italy, 1918. After high school Hemingway enlisted in WWI. He left for the Italian front in 1918. He served in a volunteer ambulance unit. He was wounded and decorated by the Italian government with the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery. During WWII, he was at the Normandy landing, the liberation of Paris and several other key moments as a war correspondent.

Enigma Machine - Enigma Machine During World War II, the Germans used the Enigma, a cipher machine, to develop nearly unbreakable codes for sending messages. The Enigma's settings offered 150,000,000,000,000,000,000 possible solutions, yet the Allies were eventually able to crack its code. By end of the war, 10 percent of all German Enigma communications were decoded at Bletchley Park, in England, on the world’s first electromagnetic computers.

John Harper, passenger on Titanic with his daughter and niece, was a Baptist preacher on his way to the U.S. On the tragic night, he put them in a lifeboat before he perished.

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