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Carlos Ulloa A.

 
 
Carlos Ulloa A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 14, 2016
1. Carlos Ulloa A. Marker
Inscription.
Cdte.
Carlos Ulloa A.
piloto, combatiente
internacionalista
que lucho por la
causa sandinista y
la soberania del
pueblo cubano.
-16-mayo-1929
-17-abril-1961
Patria Libre o Morir

English translation:
Commander Carlos Ulloa A.
Pilot and international soldier who fought for the Sandinista cause and for the sovereignty of the Cuban people.
May 16, 1929
April 17, 1961
A Free Nation or Death

 
Location. 11° 58.403′ N, 86° 5.791′ W. Marker is in Masaya, Masaya. Marker is on Calle San Miguel, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. The marker and bust is on the southwest corner of the central park of Masaya.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 27 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heroes of October 17, 1977 (within shouting distance of this marker); Here Were Shot Four Patriots (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Masaya Boy´s School (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Gonzalo Rivas Novoa (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Rigoberto Cabezas (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); William Walker's Stables
Carlos Ulloa A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 14, 2016
2. Carlos Ulloa A. Marker
(approx. 16.3 kilometers away in Granada); Monument to the Heroes of April 4, 1954 (approx. 26.8 kilometers away in Managua); The Presidential House of Nicaragua (approx. 26.8 kilometers away in Managua). Click for a list of all markers in Masaya.
 
Regarding Carlos Ulloa A.. Carlos Ulloa Arauz was a Nicaraguan Air Force pilot, born in Masaya. He participated in an early anti-Somoza plot in 1957 that was betrayed. He escaped from prison and eventually moved to Cuba. He joined the Cuban armed forces, dying in the defense of the Bay of Pigs (Bahia de Cochinos) at Playa Girón on April 17, 1961.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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