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United States military prepares for any emergency during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 16, 1962.

Events leading to the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 when the United States and the Soviet Union confronted each other with nuclear destruction. A helicopter lands on the White House lawn in Washington DC. Beach views in Cuba. A military parade. Desecration of a monument. A crowd of cheering Cuban people as Fidel Castro enters Havana, Cuba in 1959. United Nations building. Fidel Castro and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev embrace. Deputy Premier of the Soviet Union Anastas Mikoyan deplanes and is greeted by Fidel Castro in Havana. A trade agreement between Russia and Cuba signed by Fidel Castro. Russian cargo ships en route to Havana. Cuban refugees in small boats. A map depicts proximity of Cuba to the U.S. U.S. surveillance aircraft heading for Cuba. A sign reads 'HQ. 4080 S W Intelligence Division'. Men examine reconnaissance photographs of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba. The photographs show transports and tents for fueling and maintenance. A sign reads 'Strategic Missile Facility GAM 77 Combined Systems'. U.S. rockets readied for any emergency. A U.S. Air Force aircraft takes off from an airfield. U.S. Navy ships in the Atlantic Ocean. A U.S. submarine underway at sea.

Date: 1962, October 16
Duration: 4 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Sailors roll drums of radioactive waste material over the edge of USS Calhoun County (LST-519), into the Atlantic Ocean.

Dumping of radioactive material in the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Navy sailors roll a drum of radioactive material over the side of the U.S. Navy's tank landing ship USS Calhoun County (LST-519). The sailors knock down a 50 gallon drum and roll it over the side of the ship. Drums being rolled over the edge of the ship into the Atlantic Ocean by pairs of sailors. Water splashes.

Date: 1959, November 23
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
USS Calhoun County (LST-519) at port in New Jersey, United States before leaving to dispose of atomic waste in the Atlantic

Dumping of radioactive material into the Atlantic Ocean. USS Calhoun County (LST-519) anchored at a port in New Jersey, United States. The American flag flies aboard the ship. Drums of atomic waste lined up on the deck of the ship. A map with a place marked on it. The map depicts the area in the Atlantic Ocean (seemingly off the coast of the Carolinas), where the atomic waste is to be disposed. Closer view of map shows writing, "Com Three Disposal Area" and a 2000 foot depth indication.

Date: 1959, November 23
Duration: 1 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Arrival of President Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth at official ceremonies opening the St. Lawrence Seaway.

Opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, permitting travel of ocean-going vessels from the Atlantic Ocean into the Great Lakes. Canadian police on motorcycles lead and escort the arrival of VIPs for ceremonies. United States First Lady Mamie Eisenhower and British royal Prince Philip pass by in a an open Cadillac convertible. Ceremonial stage area is seen. President Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth arrive, seated in the back of a large Cadillac sedan. The rear seat is open, convertible style, while the rest of the vehicle is closed like a traditional sedan. Mrs. Eisenhower and Prince Philip arrive in a similarly designed Cadillac, with a closed forward area and open rear seat. Canadian Mounted Police guard and watch nearby. View of Queen Elizabeth and President Eisenhower exiting the vehicle and approaching the ceremony area on foot.

Date: 1959, June 26
Duration: 1 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. Navy A-4D Skyhawks and F3H Demons are catapulted from catapult aboard USS FDR in the Atlantic Ocean.

Midway class aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42) underway in the Atlantic Ocean. A U.S. Navy Douglas A-4D Skyhawk aircraft taxis towards catapult number one. The aircraft on the catapult. A U.S. Navy F3H Demon aircraft in position for moving onto the catapult. A Douglas A-4D Skyhawk aircraft is catapulted from catapult number two. The aircraft is catapulted from catapult number one. A catapult crew moves in to prepare for the next launching. An F3H Demon aircraft is catapulted and another Demon aircraft is moved into position. The Demon is catapulted from catapult number two.

Date: 1959, April 14
Duration: 1 min 26 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
USS Allen M. Sumner alongside USS Franklin D. Roosevelt during a refueling in the Atlantic Ocean.

Midway class aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42) underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Class destroyer USS Allen M Sumner alongside USS Franklin D. Roosevelt during a refueling. Crew members of the destroyer are handling lines. The Sumner bow and to the bridge. The crew handles lines. USS Allen M. Sumner alongside USS Franklin D. Roosevelt during the refueling. An officer waves from from the bridge of a ship.

Date: 1959, April 17
Duration: 3 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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