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Celia Sánchez ManduleyThe Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary$
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Tiffany A. Sippial

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781469654607

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654607.001.0001

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First Female Guerrilla

First Female Guerrilla

Life on the Front Lines of Revolution

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(p.77) Chapter Four First Female Guerrilla
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Celia Sánchez Manduley
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Tiffany A. Sippial

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654607.003.0004

This chapter draws upon letters sent between Sánchez and other members of the 26 July Movement (M-26-7) to reveal the ways in which an official narrative of Sánchez’s hero status began taking shape in the Sierra Maestra. Aside from her role in smuggling arms into the Sierra Maestra, maintaining rebel communications, bringing international media attention to the movement, she participated in direct combat, earning her the title “first guerrilla of the Sierra Maestra.”

Keywords:   26 July Movement, M-26-7, Sierra Maestra, Rebel communications, International media, Combat, Female guerrilla, Smuggling

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