Bay of Pigs: The Untold Story

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Simon and Schuster, 1979 - 352 pages
For the first time, eyewitnesses tell the complete inside story of the CIA's mismanaged and private war to overthrow Fidel Castro. Based on painstaking research and personal interviews with combatants on both sides--including Fidel and Richard Bissell, former CIA Deputy Director--Bay of Pigs uncovers previously secret information and re-creates the events that led up to the confrontation.

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"The Bay of Pigs, the Untold Story" by Peter Wyden
I appreciated this book. I feel that it is a worthwhile read, but Wyden does leave the door open for someone to come in and fill in some color to
this picture. I enjoyed the detail presented through the interviews with the Cuban residents and Castro's people. I would have liked to see more of that and more directly from Fidel and Raul Castro. I understand though that when this book was published in 1979, this was the most extensive detail ever presented to the public.
A fair, balanced and worthwhile read here.
 

Contents

How could I have been so stupid ?
7
Escalation
65
Reappraisal and Momentum
93
Copyright

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