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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In Guatemala Guevara had become friends with Nico Lopez, a veteran of the
assault on the "Carlos Manuel de Cespedes" army barracks in Bayamo in 1953.
Lopez and several other participants in the Bayamo action had escaped arrest
... attack on the Moncada army garrison in Santiago de Cuba and the garrison in
nearby Bayamo. The attacks fail, and over 50 captured revolutionaries are
murdered. Castro and 27 other fighters are subsequently rounded up and put on
Then they traveled to Bayamo by jeep. On the way they were intercepted by
Batista's troops, and the four comrades were murdered. We never knew for sure if
Baro had participated in this crime or not. What we do know is that he
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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 La Plata January 1957
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