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Day 1: oct 15, 1962 beganwhat some historians have called the 13 most dangerous days in world history, what came to be known as the cuban missile crisis. In 1946 george kennan, an american diplomat in the soviet union, wrote to the truman state department about his view of the ussr's aggression he thought the soviets.
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