Thirteen Days on the Brink of War: The Cuban Missile Crisis
On the morning of October 14, Major Richard Heyser entered the Cuban airspace in a U-2, the preferred reconnaissance plane of the United States Air Force (USAF) during the Cold War, for a routine surveillance run over Cuba.
Did Stalin’s Leadership Benefit the Soviet Union?
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin ruled the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s till his death in 1953. After his death, arguments and debates emerged over whether his policies helped the advancement of the Soviet Union at all.