Twenty-Sixth of July Movement

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Twenty-Sixth of July Movement

 

an organization of Cuban patriots formed after the armed action of F. Castro Ruz and his comrades against the regime of Batista y Zaldivar on July 26, 1953, in the city of Santiago de Cuba: it existed from 1953 to 1961 and was a component part of the United Revolutionary Organizations.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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