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Sunday, April 17, 2011

50 Years Later: Learning From The Bay Of Pigs - Article and Image of Intrigue - NPR

Members of Fidel Castro's militia gather in Cuba's Escambry Mountains during the ill-fated 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion.
Fifty years ago Sunday, a brigade of around 1,500 CIA-trained soldiers stormed the beach in Cuba's Bay of Pigs. It was the opening phase of a secret mission to overthrow Fidel Castro and, President John F. Kennedy hoped, halt the spread of communism throughout the world. 
Things did not go as planned.
For the full article follow the Link:  NPR

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