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Carl Mydans1962-10

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

American destroyer USS Vesole (DD-878) escorting the Russian freighter Polzunov into international waters; the freighter is loaded w. nuclear missiles and related equipment bound for the Soviet Union after being removed from Cuban soil, bringing an end to the so called Cuban Missile Crisis.

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  • Date: 1962-10
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Special Collections, Cuba, Freighters, Ships, Us, Russia, Russian, Vesole, Aid To, Destroyers, Polzunov, Us Armed Forces, Great Life Photographers (Glp Production Scans), Foreign Relations, 1960s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Carl Mydans
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_13051381
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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