Cuban Missile Crisis

By Antonio Rosario

5 W's

  • John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, and Nikita Khrushchev.
  • Soviets trying to launch missiles at the US through Cuba.
  • Mostly in Cuba but there were some conferences in Europe.
  • Happened in the early 1960's.
  • We were in the middle of the cold war with the Soviet Union.

In the midst of the Cold War th U.S.S.R Tried To Intimidate The US

In the middle of the nuclear arms war between these huge superpowers the Soviets stored their missiles in Cuba to get closer to the United States. Which made the threat of a nuclear strike increase greatly.

Leaders During The Cuban Missile Crisis