Huber Matos The Undefeated

Philipson, Lorrin
February 1981
National Review;2/20/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p153
This article presents an interview with Huber Matos, a major in Cuba's rebel army. When asked about how he became involved in politics, he replied that he came in contact with humble and hard-working people of his nation during the 1940s, from whom he learned a great deal. The coup that transpired on March 10, 1952 changed their lives forever. He joined the revolutionary movement and eventually left for Costa Rica. He returned with a shipment of arms in 1958 and then, fought in the Sierra Maestra. In 1959, he became one of the best known revolutionary commanders. He also became the military director of Camaguey Province.


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