The African Dream: The Diaries of the Revolutionary War in the Congo

Civil War, Threats

The African Dream: The Diaries of the Revolutionary War in the Congo

Ernesto “Che” Guevara was one of the greatest exemplars of the revolutionary 1960s, a man whose heroic adventures were essential to the success of the Cuban Revolution and whose legend fired the imaginations of a whole generation. In 1965, amid worldwide conjecture, Guevara left Cuba, where he was a minister in Fidel Castro’s postrevolutionary government, and traveled incognito to the heart of Africa.

People’s hero Patrice Lumumba had recently been assassinated, and Guevara was to put his theories of guerrilla warfare to use helping the oppressed people of the Congo throw off the yoke of colonial imperialism.

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Pombo: A Man of Che’s Guerrilla, With Che Guevara in Bolivia 1966-68 (The Cuban Revolution in World Politics)

Civil War, Threats

Pombo: A Man of Che’s Guerrilla, With Che Guevara in Bolivia 1966-68 (The Cuban Revolution in World Politics)

A firsthand account of the 1966-68 revolutionary campaign in Bolivia led by Ernesto Che Guevara.

This is the story of Pombo the nom de guerre of Harry Villegas, a young fighter still in his 20s, who was a member of Guevara s general staff.

Villegas led the small group of combatants who survived the Bolivian army s encirclement and lived to recount this epic chapter in the history of the Americas.

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