[REFERENCE: Dade County Police
"Cuban Revolution File" dated 1958]
TO THE CUBANS OF MIAMI
On July 26, 1953, a group of young men launched an attack on
barracks in Santiago, province cowardly slain after the
fight had ended.
This was the anxious and desperate action of a youth that
instead of to keep living chained by the bloodiest tyranny
in our America.
The blood of the brave wasn't spilled needlessly, their
action gave birth
to a new faith to the destinies of Cuba.
There was born, sublimely, the new idea of the Cuban
revolution, their bodies,
torn by the bullets, fertilized the seed that has already
The movement of the 26th of July has decided to commemorate
this month of
the Revolution, by doing something that would honor the
ideals of those who
offered their valiant lives.
With this in mind, a special issue of bonds will be sold
the month of July. [Misc Bonds
These bonds are already on sale through the usual channels
of the 26th of
July movement and of the Civil Resistance.
Cuban of Miami! You have to take a small part in this
you have to show that the pains of the oppressed fatherland
are your own,
and that the death of your brothers on the bloody fields of
deeply hurts your pride. Work hard, buy as many bonds
as you can, approach
the comrades and ask for their fullest cooperation in the
name of your country
We need much money to convert it in rifles and ammunition
and so when a Cuban
falls in the din of the new fight, in raising his rifle in
his hand, and
saying goodbye to his life, will be, at the same time,
grateful of your help.
Render thus homage to those that fell at Moncada and to all
those that fell
The triumph of our cause is near, and with a bigger effort,
be nearer. Give all your free time towards the goal of
during this month of July.
We know that you will do your duty and thus at the hour of
triumph you will
have the satisfaction of having contributed towards the
liquidation of the
bloodiest and cruellest tyrant of our America, opening so, a
new avenue towards
the creation of a Fatherland where the first law is that of
of man's full dignity".
Movement of 26th of July (Miami Branch)
Civic Resistance (Miami Branch)
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