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Bay of Pigs: America's Waterloo in anti-Castro fight

Picture dated April 1961 of Cuban troops using soviet-made anti-aircraft guns during the unsuccessful US-planned and funded Bay of Pigs InvasionAmerica’s failure to overthrow Fidel Castro during the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion lionized the Cuban leader in his country as a leftist David battling an imperialist Goliath. The CIA believed they had wiped out Castro’s air force. The next day, Monday, April 17 at 1:15 am, some 1,400 anti-Castro Cubans from “Brigade 2506,” who had been trained in secret camps by the CIA, landed at the Bay of Pigs, less than 200 kilometers (120 miles) south of Havana.

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