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Pombo: A Man of Che's guerrilla

Preface by Mary-Alice Waters, chronology, glossary, index. Appendix: List of Combatants.

Format: Paper

401 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 1997

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-833-4

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Pombo: A Man of Che's guerrilla

With Che Guevara in Bolivia, 1966–68

By Harry Villegas, 

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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...

“Years after Che's death, this is an interesting addition to the story of the Cuban-led insurrection in Bolivia.” —Library Journal

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