How it was (2001) 01/30/2001
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The Caribbean campaign of Soviet submarines, 1962.
October 1962 year.
The USSR deploys a missile base in Cuba.
In response, the US announced the beginning of the sea blockade of the island.
The world is on the threshold of the Third World War.
The American president calls on the Soviet leadership and Prime Minister Khrushchev to "renounce actions that threaten peace on Earth." On October 27, the press reported on the readiness of the USSR to remove all weapons from Cuba, which the US considers to be offensive.
These facts from the history of the Caribbean crisis are known to every schoolboy.
But few know about Operation Anadyr - the Soviet submarine march to the shores of the Island of Freedom in the period from 22 to 26 October 1962 remained behind the scenes.
Details of the march are shared by direct participants, commanders of submarines Nikolai Shumkov, Vitaly Agafonov, Rurik Ketov and Alexei Dubivko.
The program includes a chronicle of different years: DF Kennedy, NS Khrushchev, American and Soviet troops on land and at sea, FAKastro Rus in Cuba and on the May Day parade in Severomorsk.
PersonnelKhrushchev N.S. - Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, Hero of the Soviet Union, Three times Hero of Socialist Labor. Castro Rus FA - Cuban revolutionary, state, political and party figure, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba. Kennedy D.F. - American politician, 35th US president. Kennedy J. - First Lady of the USA (1961-1963), Bachelor of Arts, editor, public figure. Shumkov N.A. - commander of the D-submarine B-130, captain of the 1st rank. Agafonov V.N. - commander of the 69th brigade of the Northern Fleet's DPL, captain of the 1st rank. Ketov RA - commander of the submarine B-4, captain of the 1st rank. Dubivko A.F. - commander of the submarine B-36, captain of the 1st rank.
USSR  USA  Cuba 
Fleet; Armament; Army; Defense and internal security; Foreign policy