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RAYO BASE , RETALHULEU, GUATEMALA
Rayo Base, Parking Zone C-46
OPERATION LOBO is the name of an attack on a convoy of 34 vehicles (made up of trucks, buses, jeeps, T-34 tanks) that were advancing towards the position known as RED BEACH. It was attacked by 6 B-26 aircrafts, which was completely destroyed on April 18, 1961. The painting on the left is a depiction of that attack. The photo on the right was obtained when the attack happened.
Aftermath of the B46 Attack
B-26 plane shot down at Playa Giron, Castro soldiers and militiamen examine their remains.
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