212. 3/4/1961

“MAR 4-6, 1961: In Escambray, 60,000-70,000 militia members and army troops participate in cleaning up operations to put an end to the guerrilla bands operating in the area. The step by step combing of the mountains in the center of the country leads to the capture of four leaders known as Coco, Marinero, Manilo, and Zacarias Garcia, and 100 of their accomplices…”

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

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