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Title:
The Bay of Pigs
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
ISBN:
9780195173833
Physical Description:
xvi, 237 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Pivotal moments in American history
Language:
English
Contents:
Genesis -- Trinidad -- Zapata -- Politics -- D-day -- Requiem -- Inquisition.
Abstract:
Jones provides a concise, incisive, and dramatic account of President Eisenhower's disastrous attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro. He deftly examines the train of missteps and self-deceptions that led to the invasion of U.S.-trained exiles at the Bay of Pigs.
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