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Cuba 1962: On This Day in History, JFK announces U.S. spy planes discovered Soviet missiles – Veterans Today

Cuba 1962:  On This Day in History, JFK announces U.S. spy planes discovered Soviet missiles – Veterans Today

On this October 22 day in 1962, in a televised speech of extraordinary gravity, President John F. Kennedy announced that U.S. spy planes have discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba. These missile sites—under construction but nearing completion—housed medium-range missiles capable of striking a number of major cities in the United States, including Washington, D.C. Kennedy […]

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