Category Archives: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Hiroshima – Nagasaki

The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively, with the consent of the United Kingdom, as required by the Quebec Agreement. The two bombings killed between … Continue reading

Posted in atomic bomb, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry Truman, Hiroshima, Nagasaki | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

BAY OF PIGS – U.S. CUBAN INVASION FIASCO

US President Dwight D. Eisenhower was very concerned at the direction Castro’s government was taking, and in March 1960 he allocated $13.1 million to the CIA to plan Castro’s overthrow. Over 1,400 paramilitaries, divided into five infantry battalions and one … Continue reading

Posted in Bay of Pigs, CIA, Cuba, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F Kennedy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment