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The Resource Cuba & Angola : fighting for Africa's freedom and our own, Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, Nelson Mandela, the Cuban Five in Angola in their own words ; edited by Mary-Alice Waters

Cuba & Angola : fighting for Africa's freedom and our own, Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, Nelson Mandela, the Cuban Five in Angola in their own words ; edited by Mary-Alice Waters

Label
Cuba & Angola : fighting for Africa's freedom and our own
Title
Cuba & Angola
Title remainder
fighting for Africa's freedom and our own
Statement of responsibility
Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, Nelson Mandela, the Cuban Five in Angola in their own words ; edited by Mary-Alice Waters
Title variation
Cuba and Angola
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty-five years ago, in March 1988, the army of South Africa's apartheid regime was dealt a crushing defeat by Cuban, Angolan, and Namibian combatants at the battle of Cuito Cuanavale in Angola. That triumph, South Africa's future president Nelson Mandela proclaimed, marked 'a milestone in the history of the struggle for southern African liberation. With the victory at Cuito Cuanavale, Angola's sovereignty was secured. Namibia's independence was won. The deepening revolutionary struggle in South Africa received a powerful boost. And the Cuban Revolution too was strengthened. Between 1975 and 1991 some 425,000 Cubans volunteered for duty in Angola in response to requests from the Angolan government to help defend the newly independent country against multiple invasions by South Africa's white-supremacist regime, backed by its allies in Washington and elsewhere. Here this history is told by those who lived it and made it
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1926-2016
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Castro, Fidel
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT1428
LC item number
.C37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1930-
  • 1918-2013
  • 1934-
  • 1938-
  • 1938-
  • 1936-
  • 1927-2014
  • 1942-
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  • Castro, Raúl
  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Choy, Armando
  • Chui, Gustavo
  • Sío Wong, Moisés
  • Zayas, Luis Alfonso
  • García Márquez, Gabriel
  • Waters, Mary-Alice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Angola
  • Angola
  • Cuba
Label
Cuba & Angola : fighting for Africa's freedom and our own, Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, Nelson Mandela, the Cuban Five in Angola in their own words ; edited by Mary-Alice Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Including accounts by four generals of Cuba's Revolutionary Armed Forces: Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui, Moisés Sío Wong, Luis Alfonso Zayas and Gabriel García Márquez on Operation Carlota."
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Defending Angola's independence and sovereignty. Consolidating a powerful bulwark against apartheid South Africa / Fidel Castro (September 1975) ; African blood flows through our veins / Fidel Castro (December 1975) ; Angola : an African Girón / Fidel Castro (April 1976) ; We staked everything in Angola / Fidel Castro (December 1988) ; All we take with us from Africa are the remains of our combatants who died fighting for freedom / Fidel Castro (December 1989) ; Thanks to Angola, we know better what we are capable of achieving / Raúl Castro (May 1991) -- II. An unparalleled contribution to African freedom. The crushing defeat of the racist army at Cuito Cuanavale was a victory for the whole of Africa / Nelson Mandela (July 1991) ; The most profound tribute ever paid to our internationalist fighters / Fidel Castro (July 1991) -- III. The Cuban Revolution was strengthened. The people of Cuba were behind our effort / Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui, and Moisés Sío Wong (2005) ; Our volunteers learned what Cuba used to be like / Luis Alfonso Zayas (2011) -- IV. The Cuban five in Angola : in their own words. Gerardo Hernández : Angola was a school for every one / Mary Alice-Waters (August 2010) ; Twelve men and two cats : with Gerardo Hernández and his platoon in Angola / Zenia Regalado with José Luis Palacio (March 2006) ; I learned more than from all the books I studied or could have studied / Fernando González (December 2012) ; Angola taught me that the most beautiful works are accomplished by imperfect men / René González (June 2005) -- V. Operation Carlota. Operation Carlota / Gabriel García Márquez (1977)
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781604880465
Lccn
2012956385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn827974787
  • (OCoLC)827974787
Label
Cuba & Angola : fighting for Africa's freedom and our own, Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, Nelson Mandela, the Cuban Five in Angola in their own words ; edited by Mary-Alice Waters
Publication
Note
"Including accounts by four generals of Cuba's Revolutionary Armed Forces: Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui, Moisés Sío Wong, Luis Alfonso Zayas and Gabriel García Márquez on Operation Carlota."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Defending Angola's independence and sovereignty. Consolidating a powerful bulwark against apartheid South Africa / Fidel Castro (September 1975) ; African blood flows through our veins / Fidel Castro (December 1975) ; Angola : an African Girón / Fidel Castro (April 1976) ; We staked everything in Angola / Fidel Castro (December 1988) ; All we take with us from Africa are the remains of our combatants who died fighting for freedom / Fidel Castro (December 1989) ; Thanks to Angola, we know better what we are capable of achieving / Raúl Castro (May 1991) -- II. An unparalleled contribution to African freedom. The crushing defeat of the racist army at Cuito Cuanavale was a victory for the whole of Africa / Nelson Mandela (July 1991) ; The most profound tribute ever paid to our internationalist fighters / Fidel Castro (July 1991) -- III. The Cuban Revolution was strengthened. The people of Cuba were behind our effort / Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui, and Moisés Sío Wong (2005) ; Our volunteers learned what Cuba used to be like / Luis Alfonso Zayas (2011) -- IV. The Cuban five in Angola : in their own words. Gerardo Hernández : Angola was a school for every one / Mary Alice-Waters (August 2010) ; Twelve men and two cats : with Gerardo Hernández and his platoon in Angola / Zenia Regalado with José Luis Palacio (March 2006) ; I learned more than from all the books I studied or could have studied / Fernando González (December 2012) ; Angola taught me that the most beautiful works are accomplished by imperfect men / René González (June 2005) -- V. Operation Carlota. Operation Carlota / Gabriel García Márquez (1977)
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781604880465
Lccn
2012956385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn827974787
  • (OCoLC)827974787

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