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Author Swedin, Eric Gottfrid

Title When angels wept : a what-if history of the Cuban Missile Crisis / Eric G. Swedin
Edition 1st ed
Published Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (vii, 307 pages) : maps
Contents Introduction -- Prologue: the Pay of Pigs invasion -- Making tools : mushroom clouds and dreams of space -- Survivor : Nikita Krushchev -- Young man of ambition : John F. Kennedy -- Operation Anadyr : the plan to protect Cuba -- The U-2 flight that never happened : the crisis begins -- Helter Skelter : the world teeters on the edge of sanity -- Desperation : the spark -- Angels weep : the fire comes -- In the ruins : learning to survive
Summary What if the Cuban missile crisis had led to war?
Notes Maps on lining papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.
Imaginary histories.
HISTORY -- Caribbean & West Indies -- Cuba.
Imaginary histories
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781597975650