This is one of the reconnaissance photographs taken by Major Richard S. Heyser, USAF, from his U-2, Item 342, at 72,500 feet over Cuba, 14 October 1962. (U.S. Air Force)

Soviet truck convoy deploying missiles near San Cristobal, Cuba, on Oct. 14, 1962. This image, taken by Maj. Steve Heyser in a USAF U-2, is the first picture that proved Russian missiles were being emplaced in Cuba. The image is dated on the day it was printed. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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