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Submitted By chelsea789
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On December 2 1959, Fidel Castro and 81 other soldiers, landed in Cuba begin the revolutionary war against U.S backed regime of Fulgencio Batista. After many more struggles, the revolution’s victory came January 1, 1959. March 10, 1952, Batista led a bloodless attack in Cuba. July 26th, 1953, Fidel Castro led an attack on the Moncada army garrison in Santiago Cuba. After the defeat, Batista’s forces killed more than 50 captured revolutionarys. Che Guevara met Fidel Castro in Mexico. General Alberto Bayo gave classes in military tactics, he became head of personnel. Fidel was captured and the ranch outside of Mexico City. November 25, 1956 at two o’clolk in the morning they left the port of Tuxpan with lights out and bad weather. On November 30 they heard on the radio that Frank Pais had started an uprising in Santiago de Cuba. On December 2nd by the time they reached the beach of Las Coloradas. Exactly ten days after the departure from mexico, they reached a point known, Alegria de Pio. On January 14, 1957 they came acoss the La Plata army barracks. On the 16th the rebel army crossed the shallows of the La Plata, there were 15 soldiers arracks and one of the most notorious foremans were due to ride by. They had 22 weapons for the attack, after initial resistance the rebels took initial control with no casualties on their sides. January 1st 1959 at 2 am Batista and a military junta takes over. On 16th July Castro resigns as prime minister because of Urratias opposition to measures of the revolutionary government which include land reform, laws reducing rents by 30 to 50% and reduction in electricity…...