Lights Camera Alabama

La Batalla de Playa Girón: The Alabama Air National Guard's Role in the Bay of Pigs Invasion

Cuba. 1961. The story of the Alabama Air National Guard and the part they played in the invasion of Bay of Pigs. Film also tells the story of Pete Ray, one of the American pilots killed in the invasion, and the struggle of his daughter, Janet, to have her father's body returned to America.

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