Juan Calixto Sanchez Whyte
(Glasgow, Scotland, Feb. 3, 1924-May 28, 1957)
Corinthia Expedition

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The Corinthia at the Santiago de Cuba naval base

 
 
Calixto Sanchez was killed by the soldiers to whom he surrendered, May 28, 1957
15 Corinthia rebels were executed by the army and left at Cabonico cemetery, May 28, 1957.


 






 
Widow Hortensia Machado (center) helps carry Calixto's coffin at Cabonico, May 1959

    President Manuel Urrutia and former President Carlos Prio serve as honor guard 
for the remains of the Corinthia martyrs at the Capitol in Havana, May 27, 1957 

 




 
Municipal Primary School Calixto Sanchez, Seccional San Miguel, Guanabacoa

 



Corinthia Expeditionaries

EXECUTED SURVIVORS
Ceballos Baeza, Ernesto Aguirre Espinosa, Jose
Collado del Cueto, Cleto Ramon Cornillot Montano, Hector
De Blanck, Hubert
Delgado Duarte, Saul Ruben DESERTERS
Ferrer de Blanck, Gustavo Casares Lorenzo, Antonio N.
Ferrer de Blanck, Joaquin Figueredo, David
Fornet Piña, Juan Jose Guerra Calderon, Lazaro Eugenio
Gonzalez Mir, Pedro Pablo Pujol Someillán, Francisco Carlos
Iglesias Canivell, Jose Miguel Rafuls Sera, Carlos Octavio
Martinez Riveron, Roberto Rodriguez Arenas, Mario
Prieto Ibarra, Jorge Roque Garcia, Manuel
Sanchez Whyte, Calixto Stakeman Gomez, Anibal Celso
Sierra Cabrera, Sergio Virelles Iñiguez, Fernando
Suescon Gutierrez, Jose Alberto
Vazquez Roque, Luis
Vinat Aguero, Humberto


Colonel Fermín Cowley Gallegos, “Resúmen operaciones militares efectuadas en el Regimiento 8 GR (Mayo 30, 1957)

Yacht Corinthia Launched (New York Times, March 12, 1903, 6)
Bohemia, March 31, 1957-May 1957
Cuba Invasion Army Trained byTrujillo (Chicago Tribune, April 17, 1957, 4)
 Cuban Army Says Small Rebel Force Lands On East Shore (Charleston News and Courier, May 25, 1957, 1)
U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 815, May 29, 1957
Cuba Claims Rebel Leader Was Killed (The Lewiston Daily Sun [Maine], May 30, 1957, 1)
Cuban Rebel Leader Killed (Boston Herald, May 30, 1957, 11)

Army Confident of Victory; Rebels Aim For Major City (The Times of Havana, May 30, 1957)

Relacion de armas ocupadas a los expedicionarios del Corinthia, Diario de la Marina, mayo 31, 1957, 1, 12-B
U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 830, June 5, 1957
Sierra del Cristal (Bohemia, Junio 2, 1957)
Invasion Yacht (The Times of Havana, June 3, 1957)
Castro Forces Coached In Guerrilla War Tactics By Spanish Civil War Aide (The Times of Havana, June 6, 1957)
Condena el PRC los crimenes en represalia y el terrorismo, Diario de la Marina, junio 6, 1957, 1

Ocurrio junto a la Sierra del Cristal (Bohemia, Junio 9, 1957)
Organizacion Autentica: Un Ejercito Autentico de la Revolucion Cubana (Junio 1957)
Suspenden juicio contra dos expedicionarios del Corinthia, Diario de la Marina, abril 25, 1959, 7-B
Sepultan hoy los restos de ex tripulantes del Corinthia, Diario de la Marina, mayo 28, 1959, 3
En el capitolio los restos de los expedicionarios del yate rebelde "Corinthia,"
Diario de la Marina, mayo 28, 1959, 3
Imponente manifestacion de duelo el sepelio de los heroes del yate revolucionario "Corinthia,"
Diario de la Marina, mayo 29, 1959, S-1
El tragico desembarco del Corinthia (Avance, Junio 2, 1961)
Expedicionarios del Corynthia (Granma, Mayo 27, 2002)
Los Héroes del Corynthia (Sylex, julio 11, 2017) [Copiado de William Galvez, Salida 19: Operacion Comando]