56. 11/13/1959

“13.11.59 As part of a series of maneuvers aimed at hindering Cuba’s purchases of the necessary weapons to defend itself against counterrevolutionary activity and air raids, the U.S. government pressured the British government in order to prevent it from selling 15 combat aircraft to Cuba.”

“Dwight D. Eisenhower (R), Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s Website, 2007

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