Thursday, August 13, 2015

Fidel Castro speaks in Santa Clara on Jan 5,1959, after the city is captured by Che Guevara and his rebel column


JG: After the capture of Santa Clara, Cuba's third largest city, by Ernesto 'Che' Guevara at the end of 1958, U.S. supported dictator Fulgencio Batista regime collapsed immediately. At 2:00 am on New Years' Day 1959 he fled the island. He would have been captured and executed had he stayed.

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/aug/13/cuba-65-years-of-photography-revolutions

El Mundo, 1 Enero 1959

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