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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Eutimio Guerra, the traitor, had asked permission to visit his sick mother and Fidel
had granted it, also giving him some money for the trip. According to Eutimio, the
trip would last several weeks. We had not yet understood a series of incidents ...
Eutimio came and went, for he was trusted by everyone, and he had found us at
Florentino's house and explained that after he had left to see his sick mother, he
had seen what had happened at Caracas and had followed after us to see what ...
Fidel upbraided him harshly for his betrayal, and Eutimio wanted only to be shot,
for he recognized his guilt. All of us who were witnesses will never forget the
moment when Ciro Frias, a close friend of his, began to speak. He reminded
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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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