The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Jupiters, 1957-1963

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1997 - History - 231 pages
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 Ken
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
EISENHOWERS WE CANNOT DENY THEM TO OUR ALLIES
5
THE SEARCH FOR HOSTS 19571959 TRYING TO DUMP THEM ON OUR ALLIES
34
SOLDIERS EXPERTS AWMAKERS AND TORCH PASSERS 19591961 FARCE STATECRAFT
76
KENNEDY AND THE JUPITERS 19611962 THE OLD FRONTIER
91
THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS OCTOBER 1962 GODDAMN DANGEROUS
117
TAKING THEM OUT 19621963 A VERY TIDY JOB
150
CONCLUSION
172
NOTES
177
WORKS CITED
211
INDEX
225
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Philip Nash is visiting assistant professor of history at Middle Tennessee State University.

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