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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industry and began to carry out the work that occupied him for several years. I
have spoken of Che as a soldier, but he was endowed with outstanding qualities
in many areas. First of all, he was a man of extraordinary culture; he had one of
Then generalized firing began, and, at the second burst from my automatic, the
six men disappeared from the path. I ordered Raul Mercader's squad to attack,
while some volunteers also moved in; the enemy was being fired on from both ...
Life went on, and one day Camilo was made captain of the column I commanded,
Column no. 4. We bore that number to deceive the enemy, since it was actually
only the second. And it was here that Camilo began his new career of exploits.
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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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