Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War, 1956-58
"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."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Just before sundown , about 6:00 P.M. , a boat came in ; some guards landed and others got aboard . ... The coast guard had disappeared during the night ; scouts were sent out , but no soldiers could be seen anywhere .
Finally we were given the orders of attack , which were very simple : we were to take the guard posts and riddle the wooden barracks with bullets . We knew that the garrison had no major defenses apart from some logs scattered in the ...
The rear guard squad , under the command of Lt. Vilo Acuña , today a commander in our Rebel Army , remained here , and we ... we stopped a coal truck and sent it on ahead with one of our men to see if there were army guards on watch ...
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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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