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On April 17, 1962, some 1,500 Cuban exiles launched a U.S.-backed invasion of Cuba in an attempt to overthrow the government of Fidel Castro.The failed operation was an embarrassment for the United States, as the vastly outnumbered and outgunned invasion force was rounded up and imprisoned in a matter of days.

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