Call Of Duty: The Bay Of Pigs Invasion

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100 million people have played Call of Duty. That’s a larger population than most countries! If the entirety of the Call of Duty fan base formed a country it would have a greater population than Germany, France and the United Kingdom. They would be a credible international military threat. Call of duty is a first-person shooter video game franchise. The series began on Microsoft Windows, and later expanded to consoles and handhelds. The particular sequel I’ve chosen to conduct my investigation on is Call of Duty Black Ops, released November 2010, which takes place during the Cold War, a period of time in the second half of the 20th century when tensions between the United States and the USSR threatened to plunge the world into a Third World…show more content…
By visually spectating every aspect thrown into the video game such as places, the aircraft, the weapons, and even character portrayals while following through matching all scenes and events taken place on an actual historical timeline. Particularly, in the beginning in 1961, with the abortive attempt by the CIA to retake Cuba from Communist forces at the Bay of Pigs, Black Ops spends the rest of the 1960s taking players to Vietnam, Hong Kong, the Soviet Union, the Arctic Circle and even the waters off the United States. Some of those places - and the reasons you 're sent there - actually happened, and while others are just absurd. The Bay of Pigs invasion was an attempt by the US to remove Fidel Castro and his Communist government from power on the island of Cuba. Additionally, another major event that Call of Duty Black Ops takes on which portrays factual history is Nazis in the Snow. During the game 's "flashback" sequence, players take control of Reznov as the Soviets battle an elite Nazi force in the Arctic Circle. Now proceeding to the aircrafts shown in the game, like the SR-71 unofficially named the Black Bird in this Call of Duty branch. It was also fast; so fast that…show more content…
What the video game manage to get historical accurate was the adventure into Cuba ends in disaster, the American-backed Cuban exiles routed by a better-supplied, better-equipped Communist force. The few American handlers in the area overseeing the operation are forced to flee, as the "invasion" ends in embarrassment and defeat for the CIA (who backed the operation) and US President John F Kennedy. That 's also how the operation ended in real life, while the exact locations and events depicted in the game version may be fictitious (particularly the "assassination" of Fidel Castro), the general course of events as well as the involvement of US special forces and the United States Air Force in the battle checks out. Moving towards The Arctic Circle despite this event taking place at the end of the war, when Germany was critically short on both men and equipment, you encounter a large Nazi base dug into the snow, complete with stores of nerve gas and V-2 rockets. Besides Germany building bases during the cold war most of the actions in the game deem fiction due to the Arctic Circle in the 1940s was a

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