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Kennedy arm-wrestling Khrushchev

Kennedy arm-wrestling Khruschev

28 Oct: Khrushchev promised that the Soviet bases on Cuba, that sparked the Cuban Missile Crisis would be removed. The bases had been the subject of a tense standoff between the Soviet Union and the USA.

Cartoon from the Daily Mail, 29th October 1962. By Leslie Gilbert Illingworth.

Image and caption from the British Cartoon Archive at the University of Kent – http://www.cartoons.ac.uk/record/ILW3584

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