Castro hired former Nazi SS to train Cuban army during missile crisis, papers show
Documents declassified by German intelligence also reveal Fidel Castro’s intent to purchase weapons from arms dealers with ties to right-wing German extremism.
Cuban Leader Fidel Castro enlisted former Nazi SS troops to train his forces during the Cuban missile crisis, which took place 50 years ago, this month, top secret German documents declassified on Monday indicated.
The papers also show that Castro may have attempted to purchase weapons from dealers linked to the German extreme right wing in an attempt to arm his troops.
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