1965 U.S. Invasion of Dominican Republichttp://www.icl-fi.org/english/wv/1070/dominican_republic.html
Year Published: 2015 First Published: 1965
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17900
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.