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Ogoun's Bomb
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010 by Bondage Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Ogoun lives in Maronterre, a fictional country between Haiti and the Dominican Republic in Hispaniola: Voodoo country, where the Ogoun family are notorious on the black side. Ogoun is planning a coup at the time of the Cuban missile crisis, and when Khrushchev is forced to pull his nuclear missiles out of Cuba the ships carrying them have to pass the next Island, Hispaniola.
Ogoun's Bomb - A Novel
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010 by Bondage Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Ogoun lives in Maronterre, a fictional country between Haiti and the Dominican Republic in Hispaniola: Voodoo country, where the Ogoun family are notorious on the black side. Ogoun is planning a coup at the time of the Cuban missile crisis, and when Khrushchev is forced to pull his nuclear missiles out of Cuba the ships carrying them have to pass the next Island, Hispaniola. A plot is hatched...
American Decision Making During the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2010 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This dissertation examines the deliberations of the American government during the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Much has been written on this subject by those involved, either within the decision making process, or on the periphery - for instance, McGeorge Bundy, Abram Chayess, Raymond Garthoff, Ray Cline, and Robert Kennedy. However, none of these totally agree on what happened.
Live by the Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Humiliated at the Bay of Pigs, John and Robert Kennedy sought desperately to eliminate Castro. Castro openly threatened to retaliate. Pro-Castro agitator Lee Harvey Oswald went to the Cuban embassy in Mexico, announcing he would kill America's president in exchange for sanctuary in Havana. Live By the Sword ends 35 years of public mistrust and confusion over the Kennedy assassination.
Cuba en Tiempo de Guerra
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2010 by Editorial Medí. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Este controvercial libro de 1898 es un temprano ejemplo del poder manipulador de la prensa. Davis presentó informes vibrantes y dramáticos que pueden haber llevado a Estados Unidos a un conflicto internacional: El inicio de la Guerra Hispano-Americana. Aquí está la historia de Davis sobre la devastadora guerra en Cuba. Su narrativa pudo haber cambiado el curso de asuntos internacionales.
Listening for Leviathan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Listening for Leviathan is the biography of Captain Joseph Paul Kelly, USNR, the US Navy's Father of Project Caesar and SOSUS. During the Cold War, Captain Joe Kelly headed the anti-submarine project that secretly tracked Soviet submarines during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Later, SOSUS discovered the causes of the destruction of the two US nuclear submarines Thresher and Scorpion.
Project Ultra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the waning days of WWII, an American scientist tasked with countering the Soviet Union's psychic warfare program finds himself in an unexpected battle of wills against a power-mad boss, Russian spies, and a desperate need to protect the greatest psychic the world has ever known.
The End of the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A Catholic schoolboy, along with the world, faces the Cuban Missile Crisis.
My Turkish Missile Crisis
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all the drama played out in Washington and Cuba. This is an absorbing and frightening account of Joseph Maiolo's experience as a 24-year-old Air Force officer manning NATO missiles in Turkey in October, 1962, on the frontline of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the tense months that follow until president Kennedy's assassination.
Cuba Under Embargo: the Macro Impact
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / macroeconomics
Even if you don't know about Cuba, would you like to know how such a small country survived a 50 year trade war against the world's greatest super-power? And how can the economic life of such a secretive regime possibly be verified? Get the answers in this brief and readable tour that exposes Cuba's economy through the eyes of its Caribbean neighbors and its global partners.