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The other missiles of October : Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Jupiters, 1957-1963 / Philip Nash.


Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
ISBN 9780807846476, 0807823392, 0807846473, 9780807823392

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Subjects Crise de Cuba (1962)
Cuba-crisis.
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.
Diplomatic relations.
Etats-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- 1953-1961.
Etats-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- 1961-1963.
États-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- 1953-1961.
États-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- 1961-1963.
Geschichte 1957-1963.
Jupiter (Militärische Rakete)
Jupiter missile -- Government policy -- United States.
Jupiter missile -- Government policy.
Koude Oorlog.
Military policy.
Militärpolitik.
NATO.
Politics and government
Raketten.
USA -- Präsident.
USA.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963.
United States -- Military policy.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963.
United States.
Description xvi, 231 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1997.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-223) and index.
Summary Shedding important new light on the history of the Cold War, Philip Nash tells the story of what the United States gave up to help end the Cuban missile crisis of 1962. By drawing on documents only recently declassified, he shows that one of President Kennedy's compromises with the Soviets involved the removal of Jupiter missiles from Italy and Turkey, an arrangement concealed from both the American public and the rest of the NATO allies. Nash traces the entire history of the Jupiters and explores why the United States offered these nuclear missiles, which were capable of reaching targets in the Soviet Union, to its European allies after the launch of Sputnik. The Jupiters subsequently played a far more significant role in Khrushchev's 1962 decision to deploy his missiles in Cuba, in U.S. deliberations during the ensuing missile crisis, and in the resolution of events in Cuba than most existing histories have supposed.
Contents We cannot deny them to our allies: Eisenhower's IRBM offer to NATO, 1957 -- Trying to dump them on our allies: the search for hosts, 1957-1959 -- Farce and statecraft: soldiers, experts, lawmakers, and torch passers, 1959-1961 -- The old frontier: Kennedy and the Jupiters, 1961-1962 -- Goddamn dangerous: the Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962 -- A very tidy job: taking them out, 1962-1963.
Geographic Area United States
Cuba
Network Numbers (OCoLC)35574650
(OCoLC)ocm35574650
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Nash, Philip.
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