The Bay of Pigs

1961

Who: Fidel Castro who was the dictator of Cuba at the time and the United States of America whose president at the time was John F. Kennedy

What:the CIA was training US military to go into Cuba and pretend to be Cuban exiles to try to over throw Fidel Castro. The US failed miserably though.

Where: The bay of pigs, Cuba

When: April 17th 1961

Why: Fidel Castro was working with the USSR. Also, Castro was for communism and the US was against it.

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