Cuban Missile Crisis - Cuban Missile Crisis Kennedy When...

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Cuban Missile Crisis Kennedy - When Japan was faced with military domination instead of capitulating, they decided to hurt themselves instead (kamikaze) - Understood that with this crisis, the world is at stake and weapons should not be used - His general disagrees and believes that the U.S’s superior arms will bring them success since USSR will not attack back - Overwhelming power will not lead the enemy to capitulate and in this case the USSR have enough nuclear power to create massive destructions even if the US were to win. Khrushchev - Soviet soldier participating in the second world war - Soviet Union lost 20 million people during the second world war ( he did not want to see the country in shambles) - His parents were miners, therefore, he did not have a strong education - Did not know he would confront Kennedy when he put the missiles in Cuba since it matched U.S missiles in Turkey - Was aware of how the world was at stake The Berlin Crisis, Bay of Pigs, & Cuban Missile Crisis - Videos/Scholars online

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