Bay of Pigs Invasion

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In History
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    Cold War

    The Cold War began with the detination of the atomic bomb at the end of World War II and ended with the resignation of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last president of the Soviet Union.
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    Korean War

    The Korean was one of the conflicts that hightened the tensions of the Cold War.
  • Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba

    Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba
    Castro and a small group of his followers officially overthrow the regime of former Cuban President Fulgencio Batista. He soon afterwards speaks out against the American people. He also starts taking over all of the American oil fields and refineries in Cuba.
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    Bay of Pigs Events

    The Bay of Pigs invasion was an invasion designed by the US government to overthrow the regime of Fidel Castro.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was another one of the conflicts that "ruffled-up" the Cold War.
  • US President Dwight D. Eisenhower approves the Bay of Pigs invasion plan

    US President Dwight D. Eisenhower approves the Bay of Pigs invasion plan
    Dwight D. Eisenhower approves the plan for the invasion of the Bahia de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs).
  • Cuban exiles storm the beaches at the Bahia de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs)

    Cuban exiles storm the beaches at the Bahia de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs)
    The Cuban exiles storm the beaches of Cuba after being trained the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). As a result, 200 rebels were killed and 1197 others were captured.
  • The first plane of freed Cuban prisoners lands in the United States

    Some of the Cuban exiles that stormed the beaches of Cuba are freed and have landed on friendly-US soil.