Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War, 1956-58
Pathfinder, 1 janv. 1996 - 483 pages
Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentine by birth, became a central leader of the Cuban revolution and one of the outstanding communists of the 20th century. This book is his firsthand account of the military campaigns and political events that culminated in the January 1959 popular insurrection that overthrew the U.S.-backed dictatorship in Cuba.
With clarity and humor, Guevara describes his own political education. He explains how the struggle transformed the men and women of the Rebel Army and July 26 Movement led by Fidel Castro. And how these combatants forged a political leadership capable of guiding millions of workers and peasants to open the socialist revolution in the Americas.
Guevara's Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War appears here complete for the first time in English.
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After this battle there were some promotions: Alfonso Zayas was named
lieutenant for his valiant behavior, and there were some others I cannot
remember. That night, or the following day, after the soldiers had retreated, we
had a conversation ...
The forward detachment was led by Camilo Cienfue- gos and four lieutenants:
Orestes [Guerra] (now a commander, who was point man), Boldo,2 Leyva, and
Noda. The second platoon was under the command of Capt. Raul Castro Merca-
Camilo was showing his mettle, earning the rank of lieutenant of the forward
detachment in our one and only beloved column, which would later be called the
"Jose Marti" Column no. 1, under Fidel's personal command. Almeida and Raul ...
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I wish I could read this in its original language (whatever Che was speaking and writing.) A good read overall. Consulter l'avis complet
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He had an attack of nerves, there in the solitude of the mountains and the guerrilla camp. He began to shout that he had been promised a camp with abundant food and antiaircraft defenses, but instead ... Consulter l'avis complet
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The battle of Mar Verde November 1957
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