130. 10/25/1960

“[OCT 25 1960] Francisco Gutierrez provides an MRR [Movimiento de Recupercion Revolutionaria-Revolutionary Recovery Movement] status/intelligence report on resistance strength in various provinces. Among the opposition forces in various zones are 450 men in the district of Guanajay-including some ex-military personnel from Batista’s army-approximately 200 ex- military and civilians from Santa Cruz, and 14 men in the zone known as Consolacion del Sur. The report also notes that some resistance leaders have recently been detained, and provides intelligence on placements of Castro’s regiments and weaponry…”

“The Bay of Pigs Invasion/Playa Giron: A Chronology of Events,” The National Security Archive, NSArchive2.gwu.edu

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