Cuban Missile Crisis
In October 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union came close to nuclear war when President Kennedy insisted that Nikita Khrushchev remove the 42 missiles he had secretly deployed in Cuba. The Soviets eventually did so, nuclear war was averted, and the crisisended.
Communist dictator of Cuba
Communist dictator of Soviet Union
Communist dictator of China
Lee Harvey Oswald
Assassinated President John F. Kennedy
Assassinated Robert Kennedy (Bobby Kennedy)
Assassinated Lee Harvey Oswald
James Earl Ray
Assassinated Martin Luther King Junior
A Communist nation, consisting of Russia and 14 other states, that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Ho Chi Minh
Communist dictator of North Vietnam
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