The bay of pigs

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  • Created on: 21-02-16 21:05
What was the plan?
To send Cuban exiles back to cuba with military support. The exiles would invade cuba. air strikes were also used on militry run ways by bombers which were made to look like cuban planes.
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The invasion
Bombed air fields, invaded an isolated bay, para troops landed in the wrong place, coral reefs sank some of the exiles ships
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The aftermath
According to many historians, the CIA and the Cuban exile brigade believed that President Kennedy would eventually allow the American military to intervene in Cuba on their behalf. However, the president was resolute: As much as he did not want to “a
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Americas involvment
Amercias CIA designed the plan and helped carry it out with the support of JFK, However when it all went south Kennedy denied involvment
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What did this show?
This event showed the world how weak Kennerdy was and how his lack of experiance lead to this defeat.
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Bombed air fields, invaded an isolated bay, para troops landed in the wrong place, coral reefs sank some of the exiles ships

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The invasion

Card 3

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According to many historians, the CIA and the Cuban exile brigade believed that President Kennedy would eventually allow the American military to intervene in Cuba on their behalf. However, the president was resolute: As much as he did not want to “a

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Amercias CIA designed the plan and helped carry it out with the support of JFK, However when it all went south Kennedy denied involvment

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

This event showed the world how weak Kennerdy was and how his lack of experiance lead to this defeat.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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