CUBA MONCADA ATTACK 1953

CUBA MONCADA ATTACK 1953

EDITORS NOTE : GRAPHIC CONTENT – Following an unsuccessful uprising against dictator Fulgencio Batista the dead bodies of shot insurgents lie on the grounds of the Moncada barracks in Santiago de Cuba on July 26, 1953. The attack on the Moncada barracks, which left 54 people dead, was the start of a long lasting civil war on the island of Cuba, which ended with the overthrow of the Batista regime. (AP/Str)

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