Liberty, the Story of Cuba

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Arno Press, Jan 1, 1970 - Cuba - 447 pages
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This volume, first published in 1932, provides material on the history of the various campaigns against the Spanish, together with some political background.

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Rubens, Horatio S. 1932 “Liberty. The Story of Cuba” AMS Press New York, 1970 reprint of 1932 edition. ISBN: 404-00633-7 also ISBN-10 040502049X, ISBN-13 9780405020490
This is a most useful and
interesting book. The author was deeply involved in supply and legal advice to the Cubans who were fighting to be free of Spain.
Items of interest include the Pullman Union foiling of the Pinkerton's who were trailing the Cuban revolutionaries in the United States. The Pinkerton Detective Agency had been hired by the Spanish government to follow the Cuban rebels, and perhaps even this company's detectives sympathized with the Cuba and adroitly feigned incompetence,
It has large number of factual descriptions such as that of the development of the "Dynamite Gun" which proved so useful in taking Spanish fortifications...
Laurence Daley
 

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