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)


(National Museum of the USAF)

The U.S. Air Force and Strategic Air Command compiled a map showing known missile installations in Cuba, potential targets of a U.S. invasion by land, and the need for further aerial photographs. The U.S. Naval Air Station at Guantanamo Bay is in the far southeast of Cuba.


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