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Bay of Pigs: CIA's Cuban Disaster, April 1961

(Cold War 1945-1991)

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Perhaps not in casualties but as far as prestige and standing in the world were concerned, the Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961 was the worst disaster to befall the USA since the War of 1812 when British forces burned the White House. Badly planned, badly organized, the affair was littered with mistakes from start to finish - not least with an inept performance by John F ...more
Published July 19th 2018 by Pen & Sword Military
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