Current Issue
May 2014 magazine cover
Subscribe

Save 47% off the cover price!

(NASM)

Kennedy’s Evidence

Low-level aerial photos confirmed that Soviet nuclear missiles were in Cuba in 1962.

Verification

None
(USAF)

After the crisis, on November 6, 1962, U.S. reconnaissance aircraft returned to Cuba to verify that the Soviet Union kept its promise to dismantle and load the missiles for removal. In this photo, an RF-101 Voodoo from the 363rd tactical reconnaissance wing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, flew over Port Casilda, Cuba. Its shadow can be seen on the dock (lower right).

Comment on this Story

comments powered by Disqus