Kennedy’s Evidence

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

This oblique, aerial view of a Soviet missile site, taken at an undisclosed location during the crisis, shows movers used to haul missiles inland after delivery by Soviet cargo ship, oxidizer tanks used for their fueling, missile erectors, and shelters. (NASM)


(Courtesy of Dino Brugioni, National Photographic Interpretation Center)

Air Force photos revealed a battery of 57mm anti-aircraft guns assembled in the countryside near the Soviet missile site at San Cristobal.


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