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The Bay of Pigs

Jones, Howard, 1940-

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

xvi, 237 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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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ISBN:

9780195173833

ISBN:

019517383X

LC Call No:

F1788 .J615 2008

Dewey Class No:

972.9106 22

Author:

Jones, Howard, 1940-

Title:

The Bay of Pigs / Howard Jones.

Publisher:

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Physical:

xvi, 237 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Series:

Pivotal moments in American history

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-223) and index.

Summary:

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.

Subject:

Counterrevolutionaries--Cuba--History--20th century.

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