Military Resources: Bay of Pigs Invasion & Cuban Missile Crisis
Bay of Pigs: 40 years after
The National Security Archive site provides a thorough history of the Bay of Pigs invasion with links to full-text documents and audio recordings.
Bay of Pigs Invasion
From the newest edition (2000) of the Columbia Encyclopedia at Bartleby.com.
Bay of Pigs Reports
The CIA's Popular Documents Collection includes the Bay of Pigs Reports on high-level government self-evaluation of its performance in an historic and controversial event.
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
Country entries are organized alphabetically and include the head of state, legislative leader, various cabinet secretaries or ministers, security chief, and head of the state bank, among others.
CIA Documents on the Cuban Missile Crisis 1962
A .pdf version of a 1992 print book containing a large selection of declassified documents on the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Includes intelligence reports, briefing papers, and materials related to Operation MONGOOSE, a program aimed at destabilizing the Castro regime.
The CIA's Internal Probe of the Bay of Pigs Affair
Created by Michael Warner, this CIA website focuses on the CIA inquiry into the government's handling of the Cuban Bay of Pigs operation.
Cold War: Cuban Missile Crisis
The Library of Congress exhibit on the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
This site from Georgetown University offers an introduction to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Includes a chronology of the events, as well as a selected glossary of important terms, and photographs relating to the event.
Cuban Missile Crisis
From the Naval Historical Center's Frequently Asked Questions page, this site is a basic outline of the events of the fall of 1962, focusing on the Navy's role in the Crisis.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962: Presenting the Photographic Evidence Abroad
This Center for the Study of Intelligence article reveals the reason behind U.S. actions in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Cuban Missile Crisis: 35 Years
From ABCnews.com, this site is devoted to a study of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Includes such commentaries as "To the Brink and Back" by Doris Benkoil, and "Kennedy Pushed to the Edge."
Documents Relating to American Foreign Policy: Cuban Missile Crisis
A bibliography of full-text links to official documents relating to the Bay of Pigs.
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961-1963: Cuban Missile Crisis and Aftermath
From the Government Printing Office and Department of State, this volume of FRUS compiles documents relating to Kennedy's Administration and the handling of the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Forty Years Ago: The Cuban Missile Crisis
This article comes from the Fall 2002 issue of Prologue.
Kennedy Library Observes Fortieth Anniversary of Missile Crisis
The Fall 2002 issue of Prologue discusses the observation at the Kennedy Library.
More New Evidence on the Cuban Missile Crisis: More Documents from the Russian Archives
This Cold War International History Project article presents translated materials from the Russian Foreign Ministry Archives in Moscow.
The NSA and the Cuban Missile Crisis
The National Security Archive exhibit and links about the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Real Thirteen Days: The Hidden History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
The National Security Archive (NSA) created this site in response to the recent movie about the Cuban Missile Crisis. View the full text of declassified documents, see spyplane photos and listen to recordings of White House security briefings.
The Ultrasensitive Bay of Pigs
Newly-released portions of Taylor Commission Report provide critical new details on Operation Zapata. Edited by Peter Kornbluh.
United Nations: Cuban Missile Crisis Debate, 1962
From the Modern History Sourcebook at Fordham University, this site is a transcript of the debate between Adlai Stevenson and V. A. Zorin in the United Nations Security Council, October 23, 1962.