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Bay of Pigs Invasion


The Bay of Pigs Invasion was a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the CIA-sponsored paramilitary group Brigade 2506 on 17 April 1961.

Bay of Pigs Invasion - Cold War - HISTORY.com


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The Bay of Pigs Invasion and its Aftermath, April 1961–October 1962


Skyhawks from the USS Essex fly sorties over combat areas during the Bay of Pigs. ... Components of Brigade 2506 landed at the Bay of Pigs on April 17, 1961  ...

Bay of Pigs: 40 Years After - National Security Archive


Havana, Cuba: Documents released this afternoon on the second day of an historic meeting of former adversaries in Havana highlight missed opportunities for ...

Bay of Pigs Invasion - United States American History


The role of Bay of Pigs Invasion in the history of the United States of America.

Bay of Pigs - Cold War Museum


The Bay of Pigs. In April 1961, the United States attempted to invade Cuba and overthrow premier Fidel Castro. On the 17th of April about 1,300 exiles armed ...

Bay of Pigs invasion | Cuban-United States history | Britannica.com


(April 17, 1961), abortive invasion of Cuba at the Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs ), or Playa Girón (Girón Beach) to Cubans, on the southwestern coast by some ...

Cuban History: Bay of Pigs - Marxists Internet Archive


Bay of Pigs: the United States attempts an invasion of Cuba in April of 1961.

The Cold War for Kids: Bay of Pigs - Ducksters


Kids learn about the history of the Bay of Pigs in Cuba during the Cold War. A CIA led attempt to take over Fidel Castro's government.

Bay of Pigs: Newly Revealed CIA Documents Expose Blunders


Aug 14, 2011 ... From a transport ship floating in Cuba's Bay of Pigs, CIA operative Grayston Lynch knew the U.S. mission to overthrow Fidel Castro was ...

The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an unsuccessful action by a CIA-trained force of Cuban exiles to invade southern Cuba in an attempt to overthrow the Cuban government of Fidel Castro.
The invasion was launched in April 1961, less than three months after John F. Kennedy assumed the presidency in the United States. The Cuban armed forces, trained and equipped by Eastern Bloc nations, defeated the invading combatants within three days.
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The Bay of Pigs - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum


On April 17, 1961, 1400 Cuban exiles launched what became a botched invasion at the Bay of Pigs on the south coast of Cuba. In 1959, Fidel Castro came to ...

The Bay of Pigs Invasion — Central Intelligence Agency


Apr 18, 2016 ... The Bay of Pigs Invasion. BoP_Rocky_Shore.jpg: The Bay of Pigs, Cuba. Fifty- five years ago, more than a thousand Cuban exiles stormed the ...

Bay of Pigs Chronology - National Security Archive


THE BAY OF PIGS INVASION/PLAYA GIRÓN A CHRONOLOGY of EVENTS. 1959. JAN 1, 1959: The 26 of July Movement, led by Fidel Castro, succeeds in ...