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Jones, Howard, 1940-
The Bay of Pigs / Howard Jones
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  F1788 .J66 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Cuba -- History -- Invasion, 1961
Subject(s) Counterrevolutionaries -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- Cuba
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History
Physical Description xvi, 237 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-223) and index
Summary Jones provides an account of President Eisenhower's disastrous attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro. He examines the train of missteps and self-deceptions that led to the invasion of the Bay of Pigs by U.S.-trained exiles
Contents Genesis -- Trinidad -- Zapata -- Politics -- D-day -- Requiem -- Inquisition
Series Pivotal moments in American history

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