Bay of Pigs


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Bay of Pigs

n
(Placename) a bay on the SW coast of Cuba: scene of an unsuccessful invasion of Cuba by US-backed troops (April 17, 1961). Spanish name: Bahia de los Cochinos

Bay′ of Pigs′


n.
a bay of the Caribbean Sea in SW Cuba: site of attempted invasion of Cuba by anti-Castro forces April 1961.
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Bolton couldn't find a more receptive audience than the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association for his criticisms of anything that recalls or resembles socialism.
In April 1961, a well-armed group of Cuban exiles, who were trained and financed by the CIA, landed in the Bay of Pigs with the aim of overthrowing Fidel Castro's government.
1961: An attempt by Cuban exiles and US forces to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs, and overthrow Castro's Communist regime, was repulsed.
58 YEARS AGO (1961) A group of 1,400, CIA-trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba at the Bay of Pigs in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro.
The Bay of Pigs is on the southwest coast of which Caribbean country?
Carradice, a poet, novelist, and historian in the UK, documents the Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961 and the CIA military operation's poor planning and organization.
In 1961, when JFK's Bay of Pigs failed, that led to Russian missiles in Cuba.
Kennedy threatened to abolish the CIA and 'scatter it to the winds' after the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion in 1961
At the launch, a banner on the side of the ship read, "America should go to the Bay of Pigs, the Persian Gulf is our house."
Iran's Supreme Leader criticized the US presence in the Persian Gulf region, saying American forces should go back to the Bay of Pigs, state media reported.
Go back to the Bay of Pigs. Go and hold exercises there."