TITLE

The Ubiquitous Cuban Militia

AUTHOR(S)
Halperin, Ernst
PUB. DATE
October 1961
SOURCE
New Republic;10/16/61, Vol. 145 Issue 16, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the status of the military men and women under the administration of Fidel Castro in Cuba. Types of firearms possessed by Castro; Uniforms of military men and women; Jewelry worn by women soldiers; Pressure put on the people to join the militia; Statement that regime may soon develop into an orthodox party dictatorship of the Soviet type; Dependence of Castro's power on militia; Use of militia to carry out anti-Castro sabotage, by revolutionaries; Negative effects from the distribution of arms to peasants and worker without the precaution of disciplining them about Army life.
ACCESSION #
10315540

 

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