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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With his small new column , he began to operate in a specific area , in positions not far from where the first column was based . That was how Che became a soldier ... Sometimes he insisted on fighting with the enemy for a position .
The minutes passed , however , and we were not able to position our men in the manner we had foreseen . Our guides , Cardero and another from the region named Eligio Mendoza , brought whatever news there was . We could see that dawn was ...
At midafternoon , however , a prolonged exchange of fire was heard at the top of the position . Later I learned the sad news : Ciro Redondo , trying to attack the enemy lines , had been killed and his body lost , although his weapons ...
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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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