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B-26 Invader and the Monument to the Bay of Pigs Aviators — Now Completed II

23 December 2011

B-26 Invader and the Monument to the Bay of Pigs Aviators — Now Completed II

25º 38′ 56″ N / 80º 25′ 49″ W

Douglas B-26 Invader restored as ship No. 931 which was flown by Gustavo "Gus" Ponzoa with navigator Rafael Gárcia Pujol — photo by Joseph May

The south side of the stele, note that Lee Barker should read as Leo Barker — photo by Joseph May

A portrait of each aviator who gave his life during the battle — photo by Joseph May

Major Riley Shamburger and Captain Crispin Garcia — photo by Joseph May

Captain Thomas W. Ray and Osvaldo Piedra — photo by Joseph May

Captain Leo Baker and Captain Raul Vianello — photo by Joseph May

Captain Wade Gray and Captain Lorenzo Pérez=Lorenzo — photo by Joseph May

Captain Eddy González and Captain Gastón Pérez — photo by Joseph May

Captain Daniel Fernández Mon and José A. Crespo — photo by Joseph May

Captain José A. Fernández and Captain Navel González Romero — photo by Joseph May

The tail of 931 with the Cuban flag artfully recalled on her rudder — photo by Joseph May

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