FromWard Dossche2:292/854.0Date Write2018-09-28 16:34:01
Toalexander koryagin0:0/0.0Date Arrived2018-09-28 17:40:03
SubjRe: Cuba / Florida
ak>DS> Thanks to pressure from a Democrat President, JFK.

ak> For the USSR setting missiles in Cuba was the only way to make the US
ak> to remove its nuclear missiles from Turkey. Do the American textbooks
ak> tell about it? ;-) Finally the deal was reached.

Correct ... and I don't think there's much about that aspect in US textbooks.

I remember from Krustshev's memoirs that the Russian people were just as
scared/opposed from/to nucelar war than anyone in the west and had Russians as
well as Americans maintained better relations it would not have needed to have


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