The nuclear arms race between the Soviet Union and the USA of the late 1950s and early 1960s was among the most dangerous periods in world history. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev's desire to place missiles on Cuba, and US President John F. Kennedy's willingness to call his bluff, brought East and West to the brink of nuclear war. For a few days in October 1962, the world really did teeter on the brink of disaster. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Biteback is publishing one of the most astonishing ...

A SPY LIKE NO OTHER 2012, Biteback Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781849544153