Bay Of Pigs
The deadly attacks in Boston Monday left a city and a nation searching for answers. But it has also drawn attention to an odd historical phenomenon that happens around this time of April.
In his day, Fidel Castro was known for speeches that lasted longer than some people could stay awake, a man who could go on for 5 hours without a thought. So is it any surprise that when he finally wrote a memoir, it would take two volumes…thick ones?
A CIA operative accidentally fired on friendly pilots during the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, according to newly declassified government documents.
Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the day when a group of 1,400 Cuban exiles, trained by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, launched the Bay of Pigs invasion to liberate Cuba.
Sunday, April 17th, is the fiftieth anniversary of an event that lives in infamy for Cuban Americans: the Bay of Pigs Invasion.
Fifty years ago this Sunday, a group of 1,400 Cuban exiles, trained by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, launched the Bay of Pigs invasion.