TITLE

Raid on Moncada Barracks

AUTHOR(S)
Deac, Wilfred P.
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Military History;Aug2003, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts events in then revolutionary leader Fidel Castro's attack on a military installation in Santiago, Cuba in 1953 in an attempt to overthrow General Fulgencio Batista's regime. Details on the attack against the Moncada and Bayamo army barracks; Views on Castro as the head of young opposition groups; Political implications. INSET: A Lifelong Rebel.
ACCESSION #
9926179

 

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