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The Cuban Missile Crisis. An anti-war protester confronts British police during a demonstration in Whitehall, London.
Gelatin silver print
Imperial War Museum
Photograph © Don McCullin
The acute tensions of the early Cold War provided McCullin with numerous opportunities for a news story. His photographs of this period document the impact of the confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union on Britain.
This image was included in the exhibition "Shaped by War: Photographs by Don McCullin" at the Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, UK (6 February to 13 June 2010)