Distinction of the 19th of April

CUB095  Distinción 19 de Abril

  • Distinction was instituted by Decree-Law No.53 of 27 March 1982.
  • Distinction is awarded to members of the Ministry of the Interior, who participatedin the actions carried out against the internal and external enemies, on Playa Giron.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion - was a failed landing operation on the southwestern coast of Cuba on 17–20 April 1961.

Socialist Republic of Cuba