AUTHORBrugioni, Dino A. / McCort, Robert F.
TITLEEyeball to Eyeball: The Inside Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis
PUBLISHERRandom House, Inc.
CITYNew York, NY

Examining the Cuban Missile Crisis by considering the impact of the photographic intelligence provided by the National Photographic Interpretation Center (NPIC), this book provides a close look at the reconnaissance missions, photographic interpretation, and the use of photographs in briefing administrative officials. The author also examines United States military actions taken during the crisis, including invasion preparations, and Cuban and Soviet responses. Finally, the book discusses the role of aerial photography in verifying the removal of the missiles. The author was part of the original NPIC cadre and participated in the interpretation of photographic intelligence during the crisis. The book includes a section of photographs with explanations.

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