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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Camilo was hungry and wanted to eat ; he didn't care what or where , he simply wanted to eat . This led to some serious disagreements with Camilo , because he continually wanted to approach peasant huts to ask for food .
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 ...
We could hear machine gun bursts and the enemy shouting : “ There goes Camilo's gun ! " " That's Camilo firing ! " and cheers for Batista . We all thought Camilo had been killed . Later we praised his luck that the bullet had entered ...
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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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