Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Rudolf Anderson
Rudolf Anderson, Jr. (September 15, 1927 – October 27, 1962), was a pilot and commissioned officer in the United States Air Force and the first recipient of the Air Force Cross, the U.S. Air Force's s...
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Pan Am International Flight Academy
Pan Am International Flight Academy (PAIFA) is the only remaining division of the once iconic Pan American World Airways, which declared bankruptcy in January 1991 and shut down in December 1991. Pan ...
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Cubana de Aviación Flight 493
Cubana de Aviación Flight 493, registration CU-T188, was a Douglas DC-4 en route from Miami, Florida, United States, to Havana, Cuba, on April 25, 1951. A US Navy Beechcraft SNB-1 Kansan, BuNo 39939, ...
Martin M-130
The Martin M-130 was a commercial flying boat designed and built in 1935 by the Glenn L. Martin Company in Baltimore, Maryland, for Pan American Airways. Three were built: the China Clipper, the Phili...
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Key West Aquarium
The Key West Aquarium is the only public aquarium in Key West, Florida, United States. Built between 1932 and 1934, the Key West Aquarium is one of Florida's oldest aquariums. During the Great Depres...
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Truman Annex
81°48′25″W / 24.556023°N 81.806989°W / 24.556023; -81.806989Truman Annex is both a neighborhood and military installation in Key West, Florida, United States. It is the part ...
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Key West Heritage House Museum and Robert Frost Cottage
The Key West Heritage House Museum and Robert Frost Cottage, also known as the Jessie Porter's Heritage House Museum and Robert Frost Cottage, is a museum located at 410 Caroline Street, Key West, Flo...
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Dr. Joseph Y. Porter House
The Dr. Joseph Y. Porter House is a historic home in Key West, Florida. It is located at 429 Caroline Street. On June 4, 1973, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
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U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Key West Station
The U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Key West Station (also known as the US Navy Coal Depot and Storehouse or Building #1) is a historic site in Key West, Florida, United States. It is located at the no...
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Harry S. Truman Little White House
The Harry S. Truman Little White House in Key West, Florida was the winter White House for President Harry S Truman for 175 days during 11 visits. The house is located in the Truman Annex neighborhoo...
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Thirteen Days (film)
Thirteen Days is a 2000 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson dramatising the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, seen from the perspective of the US political leadership. Kev...
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Chalk's International Airlines
Chalk's International Airlines, formerly Chalk's Ocean Airways, was an airline with its headquarters on the grounds of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in unincorporated Broward County,...
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Key West Historic District
The Key West Historic District (also known as Old Town of the City of Key West) is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on March 11, 1971) located in Key West, Florida. It encompasses approxim...
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Boeing 314
The Boeing 314 Clipper was a long-range flying boat produced by the Boeing Airplane Company between 1938 and 1941. One of the largest aircraft of the time, it used the massive wing of Boeing’s earlier...
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Old Post Office and Customshouse (Key West, Florida)
The Custom House and Old Post Office is a historic site located at 281 Front Street, Key West, Florida, United States. On September 20, 1973, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Pla...
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Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Seminole
The Seminole are a Native American people originally of Florida. They comprise three federally recognized tribes and independent groups, most living in Oklahoma with a minority in Florida. The Seminol...
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Iceberg Theory
The Iceberg Theory (also known as the "theory of omission") is the writing style of American writer Ernest Hemingway. As a young journalist, Hemingway had to focus his newspaper reports on immediate e...
Eduardo H. Gato House
The Eduardo H. Gato House (also known as the Mercedes Hospital) is a historic home in Key West, Florida, United States. It is located at 1209 Virginia Street. On April 11, 1973, it was added to the U....
Eduardo H. Gato House - Wikipedia
Indigenous people of the Everglades region
The indigenous people of the Everglades region arrived in the Florida peninsula of what is now the United States approximately 14,000 to 15,000 years ago, probably following large game. The Paleo...
Indigenous people of the Everglades region - Wikipedia
Pilar (boat)
Location of the dry docked actual boat (At the Hemingway Museum, Havana, Cuba)Ernest Hemingway owned a 38-foot (12 m) fishing boat named Pilar. It was acquired in April 1934 from Wheeler Shipbuil...
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Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
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Key West lighthouse
The Key West lighthouse is located in Key West, Florida. The first Key West lighthouse was a 65-foot (20 m) tower completed in 1825. It had 15 lamps in 15-inch (380 mm) reflectors. The first...
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International Imitation Hemingway Competition
Also known as "The Bad Hemingway Contest," The International Imitation Hemingway Competition is an annual writing competition begun in Century City, California. Started in 1977 as a "promotional gag",...
Carl Tanzler
Carl Tanzler, or sometimes Count Carl von Cosel (February 8, 1877 – July 3, 1952), was a German-born radiologic technologist at the United States Marine Hospital in Key West, Florida who develop...
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Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life o...
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Conch Republic
The Conch Republic (República de la Concha) is a micronation declared as a tongue-in-cheek secession of the city of Key West, Florida, from the United States on April 23, 1982...
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X-Men: First Class
X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel to the ori...
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