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A firsthand account of the 196668 revolutionary campaign in Bolivia led by Ernesto Che Guevara.
This is the story of Pombothe 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.
Well produced, with excellent maps and photographs, and makes for fascinating reading
the best record now available of Guevaras attempt to bring the Cuban Revolution to the Latin American masses
. Should be required reading for all those interested in hemispheric affairs.Choice
“Most important in this volume is a never-published 135-page ‘summary’ of the escape to Chile of the remaining revolutionary troops.… Recommended for libraries with Latin American collections.”—Library Journal
An honest and undemonstrative account of Ches Bolivian campaign by his closest and most loyal colleague
.Journal of Latin American Studies
This book is part of a series, The Cuban Revolution in World Politics
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Preface by Mary-Alice Waters, chronology, glossary, index.
Appendix: List of Combatants.
Now with enlarged type.