April 17, 1961
Those brave men who died at Giròn Beach 45 years ago, yesterday, were fighting to return Cuba to democracy. If Kennedy had kept his promise, today Cuba would be a free and prosperous country. Val Prieto at Babalu, who’s father-in-law fought at the Bay of Pigs, has some great essays remembering the Bay of Pigs.
Stefania at Free Thoughts has more great links to others who are blogging about this day in history.