Bay of Pig

By: Madison Lee hr. 1

Who: President Kennedy of the United States wanted the CIA and Cuban exiles to overthrow Fidel Castro and his government.

What: The Bay of Pigs is an invasion on Cuba that the US lost because the news of their attack had gotten to big and the Cuban's were ready.

Where: This invasion took place in Cuba but the planning took place in Washington DC. Also the training of the Cuban exiles took place in Guatemala.

When: This attack, planning, and training took place during the Cold War. The invasion took place in April 17, 1961.

Why: This happened because the Cuban government was for Communism and the US didn't want to let that take place in Cuba. Also Cuba was leaning towards Russia in the war. They were being supplied with weapons from Russia.

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