TIL During the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, 6 analysts examined 3000 feet of reconnaissance film in the National Photographic Interpretation Center, a secret facility that occupied the upper floor of a Ford dealership in a derelict block at Fifth and K streets in Northwest Washington, D.C.

Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-photographs-that-prevented-world-war-iii-36910430/

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