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Bay of Pigs: The Long and Hard Road to Freedom--Virginia Betancourt Memoirs (Englisha nd Spanish Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1460972627 / ISBN 13: 9781460972625
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English translation in the first half of the book, Spanish in the second. Illustrated. Occasional pencil markings and underlining. Bookseller Inventory # 65773

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Title: Bay of Pigs: The Long and Hard Road to ...

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Book Type: Trade Paperback

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In April of 1961, Cuban exiles invaded Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. Cuban born Virginia Betancourt has documented her fascinating journey in negotiating the release of several hundred young men after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. Ms. Betancourt was the only woman to represent the families of prisoners’ relatives and elected by her peers as vice-president of the “Cuban Families Committee for the Liberation of the Prisoners of War.” This is a historical account of the group’s meetings with individuals such as New York Attorney James B. Donovan and with Fidel Castro himself.

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In April of 1961, Cuban exiles invaded Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. Cuban born Virginia Betancourt has documented her fascinating journey in negotiating the release of hundreds of young men after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, known as brigade 2506. Ms. Betancourt was the only woman to represent the families of prisoners’ relatives and elected by her peers as vice-president of the “Cuban Families Committee for the Liberation of the Prisoners of War.” This is a historical account of the group’s meetings with individuals such as New York Attorney James B. Donovan and Fidel Castro himself.

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