Cuban Missile Crisis, Document 27

27 October 1962 / Enciphered cable from Havana, from Alekseyev on the inevitable intervention

To Comrade N.S. Khrushchev


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Copy No. 12

No. 0181sh      27/X/62

Enciphered Cable

[Translator’s note: Distribution for this cable is as follows: Brezhnev, Voronov, Kirilenko, Kozlov, Kosygin, Kuusinen, Mikoyan, Podgornyy, Polyanskiy, Suslov, Khrushchev, Khrushchev, Shvernik, Grishin, Rashidov, Mazurov, Mzhavanadze, Shcherbitskiy, Demichev, Ilyichev, Ponomarev, Shchelepin, Gromyko, Malinovskiy, Kuznetsov, Lapin, Malik, Orlov, Pushkin, Semenov, Sobolev, Firyubin, Podtserob, Smirnovskiy, Tsarapkin, 10th Department]

From: Havana             No. 49292                   Time: 14:40                Date: 27/X/1962

Special No. 1666


            F. Castro is with us in the embassy and is preparing a personal letter for Comrade N. S. Khrushchev, which will be immediately transmitted to you.

            Castro feels that intervention is all but inevitable, and will occur in the coming 24-72 hours.

27/X-62                      ALEKSEYEV

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