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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  The Jupiter intermediate-range ballistic missile. The U.S. secretly agreed to withdraw these missiles from Italy and Turkey.
  Nikita Khrushchev's letter to President Kennedy stating that the Cuban Missile Crisis quarantine "constitute[s] an act of aggression"
  Nikita Khrushchev's letter to President Kennedy stating that the Cuban Missile Crisis quarantine "constitute[s] an act of aggression"
  President Kennedy and Secretary of Defense McNamara in an EXCOMM meeting.

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Nikita Khrushchev's letter to President Kennedy stating that the Cuban Missile Crisis quarantine "constitute[s] an act of aggression"
  CIA reference photograph of Soviet R-12 intermediate-range nuclear ballistic missile (NATO designation SS-4) in Red Square, Moscow.
  An EXCOMM meeting on October 29, 1962 held in the White House Cabinet Room during the Cuban Missile Crisis. President Kennedy is to the left of the American flag; on his left is Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his right is Secretary of State Dean Rusk.
  A Lockheed U-2F, the high altitude reconnaissance type shot down over Cuba, being refueled by a Boeing KC-135Q. The aircraft in 1962 was painted overall gray and carried USAF military markings and national insignia.

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  An EXCOMM meeting on October 29, 1962 held in the White House Cabinet Room during the Cuban Missile Crisis. President Kennedy is to the left of the American flag; on his left is Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his right is Secretary of State Dean Rusk.
  The Jupiter intermediate-range ballistic missile. The U.S. secretly agreed to withdraw these missiles from Italy and Turkey.
  Adlai Stevenson shows aerial photos of Cuban missiles to the United Nations in November 1962.
  S-75 Dvina with V-750V 1D missile on a launcher. An installation similar to this one shot down Major Anderson's U-2 over Cuba.

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  The Jupiter intermediate-range ballistic missile. The U.S. secretly agreed to withdraw these missiles from Italy and Turkey.
  President Kennedy signs the Proclamation for Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba at the Oval Office on October 23, 1962.
  Adlai Stevenson shows aerial photos of Cuban missiles to the United Nations in November 1962.

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  President Kennedy meets with Soviet Ambassador Andrei Gromyko in the Oval Office
  A U.S. Navy HSS-1 Seabat helicopter hovers over Soviet submarine B-59, forced to the surface by U.S. Naval forces in the Caribbean near Cuba
  President Kennedy and Secretary of Defense McNamara in an EXCOMM meeting.
  An EXCOMM meeting on October 29, 1962 held in the White House Cabinet Room during the Cuban Missile Crisis. President Kennedy is to the left of the American flag; on his left is Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his right is Secretary of State Dean Rusk.

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  A recently declassified map used by the U.S. Navy's Atlantic Fleet showing the position of American and Soviet ships at the height of the crisis.
  President Kennedy meets with Soviet Ambassador Andrei Gromyko in the Oval Office
  An EXCOMM meeting on October 29, 1962 held in the White House Cabinet Room during the Cuban Missile Crisis. President Kennedy is to the left of the American flag; on his left is Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his right is Secretary of State Dean Rusk.
  A recently declassified map used by the U.S. Navy's Atlantic Fleet showing the position of American and Soviet ships at the height of the crisis.

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  President Kennedy signs the Proclamation for Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba at the Oval Office on October 23, 1962.
  A Lockheed U-2F, the high altitude reconnaissance type shot down over Cuba, being refueled by a Boeing KC-135Q. The aircraft in 1962 was painted overall gray and carried USAF military markings and national insignia.
  Adlai Stevenson shows aerial photos of Cuban missiles to the United Nations in November 1962.
  A U.S. Navy HSS-1 Seabat helicopter hovers over Soviet submarine B-59, forced to the surface by U.S. Naval forces in the Caribbean near Cuba

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  An EXCOMM meeting on October 29, 1962 held in the White House Cabinet Room during the Cuban Missile Crisis. President Kennedy is to the left of the American flag; on his left is Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his right is Secretary of State Dean Rusk.
  A recently declassified map used by the U.S. Navy's Atlantic Fleet showing the position of American and Soviet ships at the height of the crisis.
  President Kennedy and Secretary of Defense McNamara in an EXCOMM meeting.
  An EXCOMM meeting on October 29, 1962 held in the White House Cabinet Room during the Cuban Missile Crisis. President Kennedy is to the left of the American flag; on his left is Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his right is Secretary of State Dean Rusk.

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  U-2 reconnaissance photograph of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba. Missile transports and tents for fueling and maintenance are visible.
  S-75 Dvina with V-750V 1D missile on a launcher. An installation similar to this one shot down Major Anderson's U-2 over Cuba.
  CIA reference photograph of Soviet R-12 intermediate-range nuclear ballistic missile (NATO designation SS-4) in Red Square, Moscow.







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