|From||Ward Dossche||2:292/854.0||Date Write||2018-09-28 16:34:01|
|To||alexander koryagin||0:0/0.0||Date Arrived||2018-09-28 17:40:03|
|Subj||Re: 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
--- D'Bridge 3.99 SR33
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