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This Year in History: 2012

As 2012 comes to an end, explore some of the year’s stories, as covered by History in the Headlines.

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The Cuban Missile Crisis Pilot Whose Death May Have Saved Millions

Fifty years ago, U-2 pilot Rudolf Anderson Jr. was shot down during the Cuban Missile Crisis. His death may have saved the lives of millions.

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10 Things You May Not Know About the Cuban Missile Crisis

On the 50th anniversary of the start of the Cuban Missile Crisis, explore 10 surprising facts about the Cold War’s most dangerous moment.