In the same scenario where Yankee imperialism underwent its first military defeat in American territory, the town of Zapata Swamp, in representation of the Cubans, evoked the epic of Girón, in the Matanzas municipality of Zapata Swamp. The commemoration became the ideal occasion to award the 60th Anniversary of the Revolutionary Armed Forces to 52… Continue Reading »
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Battalion 227, in the municipality of Unión de Reyes, was the third to enter the battle line at Playa Girón on the morning of April 17th, 1961, recalls Reynaldo Cabrera Castañeda, who was only 23 years old.
In the Zapata Swamp municipality, in the province of Matanzas, economic and social works are carried out in honor of the 56th anniversary of the victory of Playa Girón, according to Bianca Gómez Mora, the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in the territory.
This April 19th we Cubans relive the events that occurred during the mercenary invasion of Playa Giron in the Bay of Pigs, and how our people, with scarce weapons and resources, staged their first great victorious struggle against imperialism and raised once and for all. Always the flags of socialism in this continent.
In the context of the fourth process of accountability of the delegate to his constituents, the residents of the Reynold García division, in Matanzas, in coordination with mass organizations, INDER and the Health Department in the territory dedicated the communal party to the 56th anniversary Of the victory of Giron.
The Cuban people keep fresh in their memory this April 15, but from 1961, the treacherous and bloody air attack on the airports of Ciudad Libertad, San Antonio de los Baños and Maceo, in Santiago de Cuba, as a prelude to the mercenary invasion at Playa Larga and Giron, in Bay of Pigs.
His companions left him for dead . Nonstop bleeding and had lost his consciousness . They fought very hard in the vicinity of Playa Girón . It was on April 18th, 1961 . Amid the heat of battle , it can collect and put on the bed of a truck GAZ 63 towing antiaircraft machine guns. Just above him were going to lay the dead bodies of several compatriots , shattered by machine gun.
The Association of Combatants of the Cuban Revolution of Limonar town, in Matanzas, began its activities to celebrate the Victory in the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the first defeat of imperialism in America, said its president , Amado Grace Silvera .
The ” Ecured around Cuba ” Project, an idea of the Joven Club of Computing and Electrónica Institution which aims to bring the Cuban collaborative encyclopedia to the population, will be premiered on April19th in Matanzas, in salute to the iconic date of the victory of Playa Girón.