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- Memorandum from Joint Chiefs of Staff to Robert McNamara,
"Cuba" (April 10, 1962).
- Appendix from Joint Chiefs of Staff, "Justification for U.S. Military Intervention
in Cuba" and Annex, "Pretexts to Justify U.S. Military Intervention in Cuba" (Circa Spring 1962).
- Memorandum of Project Mongoose
Meeting (October 4, 1962).
- Memorandum from Adlai Stevenson
to John Kennedy, [Opinion against U.S. Airstrike on Cuba]
(October 17, 1962).
- Memorandum by
Theodore Sorenson, [Objections to U.S. Airstrike on Cuba] (October 20, 1962).
- Notes by Robert McNamara on
Meeting with John Kennedy (October 21, 1962).
- Handwritten note from
Robert McNamara informing Kennedy that last Jupiter Missile in Turkey was dismantled (April 25, 1963).
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