265. 10/1/1962

“[01.10.62] The U.S. government prohibited assistance to any country giving aid to Cuba…if it sold, supplied or allowed their registered freighters and aircraft to carry items included in the two lists approved by virtue of the Mutual Defense Assistance Act, known as the Battle Act. One of the lists included oil among strategic items.” [Pro Embargo]

“John F. Kennedy (D). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007

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