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Download Reader Ê One Minute To Midnight ↠ Kennedy Khrushchev and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War ✓ Michael dobbs ´ ❴Reading❵ ➷ One Minute To Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War AutOctober 27 1962 a day dubbed Black Saturday in the Kennedy White House The Cuban missile crisis is at its height and the world is drawing ever closer to nuclear apocalypseAs the opposing Cold War leaders John F Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev mobilize their forces to fight a nuclear war on land sea and air the world watches in terror In Bobby Kennedys w This account is very well researched judging by the numerous references and acknowledgements which take up nearly 20% of the length of the bookBut for all that its fast paced and very readable and in my view captures the drama and the incredible dilemma that two sane leaders and their respective teams had to steer through madness and the minefield of the cold war politics of the time

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Ords There was a feeling that the noose was tightening on all of us on Americans on mankind and that the bridges to escape were crumblingIn One Minute to Midnight Michael Dobbs brings a fresh perspective to this crucial moment in twentieth century history Using a wealth of untapped archival material he tells both the human and the political story of B Although than 50 years have passed since the Cuban Missile Crisis even now it is hard to read an account of it without feeling a sense of dread for what might have happened and a sense of relief that it didn't There have been many books written previously about the events of October 1962 but in this superb account Michael Dobbs casts new light on certain aspects of the crisis for example the accidental flight of a U2 plane over Eastern Siberia as well as de bunking several myths which have developed over the years In addition to being well researched 'One Minute to Midnight' is written in a clear and exciting style I would suggest this is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the history of the twentieth century let alone the Cold War

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One Minute To Midnight Kennedy Khrushchev and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear WarLack Saturday taking the reader into the White House the Kremlin and along the entire Cold War battlefront Dobbss thrilling narrative features a cast of characters including Soviet veterans never before interviewed by a western writer with uniue stories to tell witnesses to one of the greatest mobilizations of men and euipment since the Second World W This is a fascinating book on the Cuban Missile Crisis Just how close we came to a nuclear exchange on numerous occasions is truly frightening All the key characters in the book are well drawn The events are presented chronologically which gives us a minute by minute account and therefore it reads like a thrillerJFK was no saint but without him and the wise Kruschev in charge at the other end the world would be a very different place right now And what is eually fascinating is how incidents were calmed and conflict averted without the instant messaging systems of modern technology American messages to Russian counterparts sometimes relied on a Cuban delivery boy with a bicycle who often stopped on his route to chat up beautiful girls while the world teetered on the brink of armageddonHighly recommended