Our History is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution

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Pathfinder, 2017 - 221 pages
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Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui, and Moisés Sío Wong¿three young rebels of Chinese-Cuban ancestry¿threw themselves into the great proletarian battle that defined their generation. They became combatants in the clandestine struggle and 1956¿58 revolutionary war that brought down a U.S.-backed dictatorship and opened the door to the socialist revolution in the Americas. Each became a general in Cuba¿s Revolutionary Armed Forces.Here they talk about the historic place of Chinese immigration to Cuba, as well as more than five decades of revolutionary action and internationalism, from Cuba to Angola, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. Through their stories the social and political forces that gave birth to the Cuban nation and still shape our epoch unfold. We see how millions of ordinary men and women like them changed the course of history, becoming different human beings in the process.Introduction by Mary-Alice Waters, 20-page photo section and other photos, maps, glossary, index. Appendix: Cuito Cuanavale: A victory for the whole of Africa (speeches by Fidel Castro and Nelson Mandela).Also in Spanish and Farsi.

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