Cuban Missile Crisis

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 6_NOVEMBER_ACTIVATION.PDFActivation of Air Force Security Service Emergency Reaction Unit
 26_OCTOBER_AMENDMENT.PDFAmendment of classification level for reports
 OCTOBER_BLANK_SAMPLE.PDFBlank sample log sheet for crisis actions
 21_FEBRUARY_BUILDUP.PDFBuildup and changes to collection and reporting on Cuba
 13_NOVEMBER_COMMANDER_IN_CHIEF.PDFCommander-in-Chief Atlantic concurs with transfer of Cuban problem
 11_DECEMBER_COVER_LETTER.PDFCover letter and commendation letter on SIGINT contribution during Cuban crisis
 19_JUNE_CUBAN_AIR.PDFCuban Air Force long-range flights
 17_MAY_CUBAN_AIR.PDFCuban Air Force VHF communications procedure
 11_SEPTEMBER_CUBAN_MIGS.PDFCuban MIGS scrambled on two U.S. Navy patrol planes
 12_SEPTEMBER_DEFINITION.PDFDefinition of reporting category "funnel"
 22_OCTOBER_DIRNSA_DIRECTS.PDFDIRNSA directs movement of ASA troops to augment SIGINT effort against Cuba
 27_OCTOBER_DIRNSA_MESSAGE.PDFDIRNSA msg on requirements for improving collection ability
 11_DECEMBER_DIRNSA_MESSAGE.PDFDIRNSA msg to Naval Security Group re fixed and shipborne collection
 9_OCTOBER_DIRNSA_MESSAGE.PDFDIRNSA msg to Services on collection effort
 5_OCTOBER_DIRNSA_MESSAGE.PDFDIRNSA msg to Services on collection effort
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