When was the Bay of Pigs invasion?
What was the Bay of Pigs?
The invasion of Cuba
Cuban exiles, trained by the American CIA
What was the Bay of Pigs for?
To overthrow Castro
Why was the invasion a disaster?
It humiliated Kennedy (John. F. Kennedy)
What was the result of the invasion?
- 1400 exiles were found and 20,000 Cuban troops were waiting for them
- Exiles that were not killed, were taken prisoner
Why did the national relations deteriorate?
Castro and Khrushchev knew that the Americans had helped plan the invasion