Truck Convoy - Cuban Missile Crisis

Photograph of a truck convoy in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis

The curators at the National Security Archive at George Washington University provide the following information about this photograph:

October 14, 1962: U-2 photograph of a truck convoy approaching a deployment of Soviet MRBMs [Medium-Range Ballistic Missiles] near Los Palacios at San Cristobal.  

This photograph was the first one identified by NPIC [National Photographic Interpretation Center] on 15 October as showing Soviet medium-range ballistic missiles in Cuba.

Media Credits

Image online, courtesy The National Security Archive, George Washington University.


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