Cuban Missile Crisis, Document 34

First week of November 1962 / Enciphered cable from Malinovskiy to Pliyev

TOP SECRET

TROSTNIK to Comrade PAVLOV

            As regards the warheads for the Luna, FKR, and Il-28 aircraft, there has yet to be talk about removing them.  We need to leave them in Cuba, at your disposal.

            DIRECTOR

            No. 76190/sh

Translator Note: TROSTNIK was the pseudonym used by Minister of Defense Malinovskiy, and PAVLOV was that used by Commander of the Group of Soviet Forces in Cuba Pliyev.

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