A planned operation by the American government by having Cuban exiles invade Cuba, and overthrow the communist president, Castro. It is important because it shows the extent the U.S would go to in order to stop communism, but it was unsuccessful so it only increased tensions in their relations.
Bay of pigs, 1961, cuban militia on route to the bay of pigs.. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
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