If you want to know what really happened then read this.
Mr. Lynch discusses some of the key figures in the Operation, his own actions on the beach and the subsequent rescue of some 2506 staff from Castro's revenge.
This continued flashback-fastforward-recollection-juxtaposition can give the reader a mild case of mental whiplash.
There is useful factual information in this book but eventually it becomes clear the author is using the book to express personal feelings. Read morePublished 5 months ago by L. Dougherty
good read. exposes the desk jockeys that make decisions with severe/deadly consequences, for political reasons. exposes liberal decision-makers in the white house.Published 11 months ago by WB
This is the best book I've read about the Bay of Pigs invasion. The men from Brigade 2506 are true heroes and they should never be forgotten.Published 12 months ago by M.
I learned how inept the Kennedy admin. was in the early years and how much the betrayal cost in lives.Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
History, we are discovering, is rarely what we are taught. What we think we know about an event is usually the result of carefully doled out information from people or... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jack Zavada
Having grown up in the 1960's, I was unaware of many important events that were going on around me. The Cuban Missile Crisis was one that I watched so some extent. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Thomas A. Fenton
Very true and matter of fact. My husband was in the Bay of Pigs invasion and died before reading this book but everything I heard from him and others is the truth. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Tania A. Smith
It is very hard to come by true tales from the Bay of Pigs. This book tells the truth....laying JFK's betrayal of the Cuban Freedom Fighters out in clear terms. Read morePublished 22 months ago by kris littledale