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Playa Girón/Bay of Pigs

Foreword by Jack Barnes, 20-page photo section and other photos, maps, charts, chronology, glossary, further reading, index. 

Format: Paper

301 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 2001

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-925-6

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Washington's First Military Defeat in the Americas

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In fewer than 72 hours of combat in April 1961, Cuba’s revolutionary armed forces defeated a US-organized invasion by 1,500 mercenaries. In the process, the Cuban people set an example for workers, farmers, and youth the world over that with political consciousness, class solidarity, courage, and revolutionary leadership, one can...

“[Gives] a real feel for the bravery and conviction of the revolutionary Cuban forces, and their willingness to defend the socialist principles of the Revolution at any cost.…Provides invaluable inspiration.” —An Phoblacht/Republican News

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