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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Given the size of our group, the men began to cook by squad. Food, medicine,
and ammunition were distributed separately by squad. In almost all the squads,
and certainly in all the platoons, there were veterans who showed the new men ...
As is well known, Vaquerito did not see the end of the revolutionary struggle, for
as head of the Suicide Squad of Column no. 8, he died one day before the
capture of Santa Clara. We all remember his extraordinary gaiety, his continual
Thus, with the entire troop in the trucks (Lalo Sardinas's squad in the first,
Ramirito's and mine in the second, and Ciro with his platoon in the third), we
reached the village of Las Minas in less than three hours. In Las Minas the army
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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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