Members of the Sandinista Army's elite Simon Bolivar Battalion disembark from a helicopter in Jinotega Province, northern Nicaragua, December 22, 1984, during a crucial phase of "Operation Victorious December" against CIA-backed rebels (Contras).
Members of the Sandinista Army's elite Simon Bolivar Battalion disembark from a helicopter in Jinotega Province, northern Nicaragua, December 22, 1984, during a crucial phase of "Operation Victorious December" against CIA-backed rebels (Contras). - AFP/Getty Images
Members of the Sandinista Army's elite Simon Bolivar Battalion disembark from a helicopter in Jinotega Province, northern Nicaragua, December 22, 1984, during a crucial phase of "Operation Victorious December" against CIA-backed rebels (Contras). - AFP/Getty Images

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