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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At the beginning, of all the weapons we had brought with us, we were able to
round up only seven. December 5 was what we might call the baptism by fire for
Che and many other comrades. But the first small battle we won was on January
battle that lasted seventy consecutive days, our soldiers, who were already
combat-tested veterans — in spite of being at a disadvantage with regard to
weapons and numbers — managed to smash the offensive, capture a sizable
number of ...
Finally, on May 18, we received news of the weapons and also an approximate
inventory. This news became immediately known and caused great excitement in
the camp, for all the fighters wanted better weapons. Everyone had the secret ...
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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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