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Cuba--History--Invasion, 1961

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Geographic headingCuba--History--Invasion, 1961
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Variant(s)Bay of Pigs Invasion, Cuba, 1961
Cuban Invasion, 1961
Playa Girón, Cuba, 1961
Operation Pluto, Cuba, 1961
Pluto, Operation, Cuba, 1961
Found inWikipedia, Apr. 14, 2006 (The Bay of Pigs Invasion (also known in Cuba as Playa Girón after the beach in the Bay of Pigs where the landing took place) was a United States-planned and funded landing by armed Cuban exiles in southwest Cuba in an attempt to overthrow the government of Fidel Castro in 1961 and marked the climax of anti-Cuban US actions.)