Bay of Pigs veteran Arturo Cobo

  • Arturo Cobo, 70, was a member of Infantry Battalion 3 during the Bay of Pigs invasion. Cobo is a member of the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association, Brigade 2506. Cobo is wearing fellow Brigadista Juan J. Peruyero's fatigues. Peruyero's daughter Nelda Fonticello presented Cobo the uniform when Peruvero passed away. Al Diaz / The Miami Herald

  • Arturo Cobo, 70, was a member of Infantry Battalion 3 during the Bay of Pigs invasion. Cobo is a member of the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association, Brigade 2506. Here is a young Cobo in this photo taken by the CIA. Courtesy of Arturo Cobo

  • Bay of Pigs prisoners in Cuba. Courtesy of Arturo Cobo

  • This photo taken by an unidentified Brigade 2506 from the back of a landing craft approaching debarkation during the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Courtesy of Arturo Cobo

  • Arturo Cobo, 70, was a member of Infantry Battalion 3 during the Bay of Pigs invasion. Cobo is a member of the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association, Brigade 2506. A young Cobo is seen here with his parents and sister when he returns to the US in Key West after being imprisoned in Cuba. Courtesy of Arturo Cobo