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Photos of Commandos L Anti-Castro Cubans


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The link below is for 20 pictures of anti-Castro Cubans. Pictures include pictures of Tony Cuesta. The photographer is Dickey Chapelle who was a correspondent during WWII, the Korean a war and the Vietnam war. She died in Vietnam in 1965.

https://archive.org/details/20210608_20210608_1805/1 - Commandos L Meeting and Lecture.jpg

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1 - Commandos L Meeting and Lecture

DESCRIPTION:  A meeting of the anti-Castro group Commandos L. A man stands at the front of the room writing on a chalkboard and other members sit listening.

2 - CIA Truck Observes Commandos L Truck

DESCRIPTION: Moving truck across the street from the house of the anti-Castro group, Commandos L, purportedly occupied by CIA observers of the group. The moving van reads "Bader Bros. Inc." and "Daily Trips to Florida California" and is parked on a lawn in a suburban neighbourhood.

3 - Commandos L Meeting with Radio: Tony Cuesta – 1

DESCRIPTION: Meeting of the anti-Castro group Commandos L. Men sit and stand around a kitchen table with a radio receiver and transmitter. Tony Cuesta sits at one end of the table in a red plaid shirt.

4 -Commandos L Meeting with Radio: Tony Cuesta – 2

DESCRIPTION:  Meeting of the anti-Castro group Commandos L with radio transmitter and receiver. Four men sit around a kitchen table with a radio transmitter and receiver on it looking at manuals and instructions. A fan also sits on the table and Tony Cuesta is sitting next to it.

5 - Commandos L Armoury

DESCRIPTION: Members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L in a garage functioning as an improvised armoury. Group members gather around a stack of crates and are watching a man handle a shotgun.

6 - Commandos L Marksmanship Class - 1

DESCRIPTION

Members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L practice rifle marksmanship in the Everglades. A man with a rifle crouches on the ground next to boxes of ammo and two other men look on in an open gravelly area.

7 - Commandos L Marksmanship Class – 2

DESCRIPTION: Two members of the anti-Castro group, Commandos L, at rifle marksmanship training in the Everglades. One man lies on the gravelly ground aiming a rifle and another crouches next to him observing his technique.

8 - Commandos L Marksmanship Class – 3

DESCRIPTION: Rifle marksmanship class of the anti-Castro group Commandos L in the Everglades. A man lies on the gravelly ground operating the bolt action of a rifle. A few spent cartridges lies near him on the ground.

9 - Commandos L Radio Testing

DESCRIPTION:  A member of the anti-Castro group Commandos L sits on a bed testing a new radio transmitter-receiver.

10 - Commandos L Radio Installation

DESCRIPTION: Members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L install a radio transmitter on a roof. Two men crouch working with a wire on the flat roof. A row of palm trees is growing in the background and there are other roofs nearby.

11 - Commandos L with Green Explosive Devices

DESCRIPTION: Members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L talking in their arms factory/barrack. There are spray-painted homemade explosive devices on the table and a piece of machinery in the middle of the room.

12 - Commandos L Making Explosives

DESCRIPTION: Member of the anti-Castro group Commandos L manufacturing explosives in a kitchen. The man is pouring a liquid from a small pot into a bundle of metal tubes.

13 - Commandos L Covering Explosive Devices

DESCRIPTION

Member of the anti-Castro group, Commandos L, putting covers over newly manufactured explosive devices.

14 - Commandos L Taping Explosive Device Closed

DESCRIPTION: Two members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L working together to tape a homemade explosive device closed.

15 - Commandos L with First Aid Supplies

DESCRIPTION: Three members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L with a cardboard whiskey box full of first aid supplies.

16 - Explosive Testing in Everglades

DESCRIPTION: Member of the anti-Castro group Commandos L setting up to test an incendiary device in the Everglades. A man stands above a brown package in a gravel clearing holding a roll of wire.

17 - Commandos L Incendiary Testing

DESCRIPTION: Two members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L test a homemade incendiary device in a gravelly clearing in the Everglades. One man holds a brown box and the other holds a length of wire.

18 - Incendiary Fire, Commandos L

DESCRIPTION: Fire set by an incendiary device made by the anti-Castro group Commandos L. In the extreme foreground the blurred image of a member of the group frames a small fire on the rocky ground in the Everglades.

19 - Commandos L Making Explosives

DESCRIPTION: Two members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L making explosive devices at the group's barracks/armoury. One member is hammering cans closed on a table while the other watches.

20 - Commandos L Camouflaging Explosive

DESCRIPTION: Member of the anti-Castro group Commandos L spray painting a homemade explosive device with a camouflage pattern under a covered porch. Parked cars and trees can be seen in the background.

Edited by John Kowalski
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11 hours ago, Benjamin Cole said:

It is beyond dispute that Cuban exiles were developing skill sets handy for assassinations.

That explains why they are suspects in JFK's murder.

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