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FAR T-28A flying in tribute during the 1960 anniversary of the attack against the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba on 26 July 1953. The day is depicted on the fuselage.
Villafaña explores reasons for Castro’s involvement in Congo. He considers whether Castro was operating with a master plan, of which Africa was a key. He discusses why Castro chose Che Guevara to head the ill-fated military expedition. He contemplates why the United States allowed Castro to freely export his revolution, and why it used Cuban exiles to prevent the mineral riches of Congo from falling into the hands of international communism. Villafaña shows that CIA-sponsored Miami Cuban exiles were instrumental in thwarting Castro’s plans for the Congo, which were believed to have included a confederacy with Tanzania and Congo (Brazzaville), to gain control of Central Africa and its vast resources. click on book cover to purchase at Amazon
Secret CIA Operations: Felix Rodriguez, The Bay of Pigs, the Death of Che Guevara & Vietnam
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