San Salvador offensive

In November 1989 the civil war in El Salvador hit the capital city.

Rebels fighting the US-backed goverment began attacks in San Salvador.

But after less than two weeks of gun-battles and street fighting the rebels left the capital.

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Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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