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Day 4: Oct. 18, 1962

This image of a fighter taking off from a Cuban airfield onfirmed for NPIC interpreters the presence of Soviet “Fishbed” fighter

During the Cuban Missile Crisis, Soviets sent combat aircraft to Cuba. This image of a fighter taking off from a Cuban airfield onfirmed for NPIC interpreters the presence of Soviet “Fishbed” fighter aircraft in Cuba.