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Carlos Ulloa A.

 
 
Carlos Ulloa A. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 11° 58.403′ N, 86° 5.791′ W. Marker is in Masaya. Memorial is on Calle San Miguel, on the left when traveling west. The marker and bust is on the southwest corner of the central park of Masaya. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 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.
Carlos Ulloa A. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 14, 2016
2. Carlos Ulloa A. Marker
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0.3 kilometers away); General Rigoberto Cabezas (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Rubén Darío in Granada (approx. 16.2 kilometers away in Granada); Tribute to Nicaraguan Independence Leaders (approx. 16.3 kilometers away in Granada); Casa de los Leones (approx. 16.3 kilometers away in Granada). Touch for a list and map 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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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Dec. 2, 2022