Our friends at Townhall help spread the word about a genuine American hero. In my experience such men much prefer the term Cuban or American rather than “Black” this or that….at any rate:
“Rommel’s crack Afrika Corps broke and ran under a similar bombardment,” wrote Haynes Johnson in his book, the Bay of Pigs. By that time the freedom-fighters were dazed, delirious with fatigue, thirst and hunger, too deafened by the bombardment to even hear orders.
But these men were in no mood to emulate Rommel’s crack Afrika Corps by retreating. Instead they were fortified by a resolve no conquering troops could ever call upon–the burning duty to free their nation, to free their very families. They’d seen Castroism point-blank: stealing, lying, jailing, poisoning minds, torturing, murdering. They’d seen the midnight raids, the drumbeat trials. They’d heard the chilling “FUEGO!” as Che Guevara’s firing squads murdered thousands of brave countrymen. More importantly, they heard the “Viva Cuba Libre!” from the bound and blindfolded patriots, right before the Soviet bullets ripped them apart.
They set their jaws and resolved to smash this murderous barbarism that was ravaging their homeland. And they went at it with a vengeance. Their commander, Oliva, had to scream over that hellish Soviet bombardment but he made himself heard: “THERE IS NO RETREAT, CARAJO!” Oliva stood and bellowed to his dazed, abandoned and horribly outnumbered men. “WE STAND AND FIGHT!”
And so they did–and wrote as glorious a chapter in military history and the annals of freedom as any you’d care to read.
For three days his force of mostly volunteer civilians battled savagely against a Soviet-trained and led force 10 times their size, inflicting casualties of 20 to 1. To this day their feat of arms amazes professional military men. Morale will do that to a fighting force. And there’s no morale booster like watching Fidel Castro and Che Guevara ravage your homeland and families, believe me.
Entire intransigence here.
Bueno y por que esto ahora? Que tiene esto que ver con los problemas de los Cubanos jovenes hoy en dia?…como recordando esta historia amargada los va a ayudar?…simplemete es que a este Fontova le encanta joder!..que tipo mas desagradable!