Allen Dale ThompsonKorean War veteran Dale Thompson landed with a group on October 1960 in Navas Bay, Oriente province, Cuba to start a guerrilla movement.
He was captured and sentenced to death by a Revolutionary Tribunal. The summary trial, during which ten men were sentenced to death, lasted only 20 minutes. The appeal took 20 minutes and the execution was carried out that same day.
Notes: The U.S. filed a diplomatic note of protest that was rejected by the Castro government. Writer Norberto Fuentes recounts a 1987 meeting during which Fidel and Raúl Castro gloated about having the four Americans executed.
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