1965 U.S. Invasion of Dominican Republic


Publisher:  Spartacist
Year Published:  2015   First Published:  1965
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17900
Inactive/Defunct Periodical
In 1965 Democratic U.S. president Lyndon B. Johnson launched a bloody invasion of the Dominican Republic. Tens of thousands of troops were dispatched to that Caribbean country to suppress a prerevolutionary situation and secure the interests of American sugar companies.

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