Hello everyone, this interesting story comes from Perrinu (EU). So, this is a Cuban SU-100 from the Cuban Museum of Revolution: There is nothing special about it, except… it allegedly shot a ship, while being commanded by El Presidente Fidel Castro himself during the Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 :) So, is it true? I don’t know. For one, there was no USS Houston, Houston was one of four converted frigates that carried the US-trained Cuban soldiers. It wasn’t even an American ship per se, it sailed under Liberian flag. Wikipedia article states that the ship was damaged by a Cuban warplane and the captain managed to beach it. But it definitely sounds romantic. Of course, the “cult of personality” leaders always tried to embellish their deeds. Either way, here are a few more pictures of it: And a bonus: Cuban T-34/85

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