131. 10/26/1960

“OCT 26, 1960: The press officer for the Guatemalan president admits that there are military personnel in more than twenty fincas [farm/estate] in the country but denies they are related to any invasion of Cuba. Their purpose is to ‘respond to any eventual attack by Fidelista guerrillas.’”

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

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