Budget Films

Stock Footage

Havana Braces For U.S. Invasion

Various dramatic shots of Havana preparing for a U.S. invasion at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis of October, 1962. Anti-aircraft guns point towards the sky. Waterfront area. Streets deserted except for artillery, sandbags, military personnel. Men on rooftops look for planes. A cuban flag flies in front of a building. Ominous.

Duration33 sec
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